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  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the retirement of the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the announced retirement of the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein:  “I would like to thank Mr. Justice Rothstein for his decades of distinguished service to the Canadian judiciary.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement after learning of the death of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin: “Laureen and I were deeply saddened today to learn of the passing of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin. “Speaker Nolin was a strong and clear voice dedicated to serving Quebecers and all Canadians, and he did so as a member of the Upper Chamber for over 21 years. Throughout a long public career, Senator Nolin never lost track of the higher interests of his fellow citizens.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Israel’s Independence Day
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut, or Israel’s Independence Day: “Tonight at sundown marks the 67th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel – the realization of the Jewish people’s longstanding dream to establish a modern Jewish state in their historic homeland.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Yom HaShoah
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Yom HaShoah is a day to commemorate the six million innocent Jewish men, women and children who were systematically murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust. “On this day, Canadians across the country reflect on the unique horror of the Holocaust, pay tribute to the innocent victims, honour the brave survivors, and recognize the righteous individuals who risked their lives to save others, in many cases strangers to them.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 16 April 2015
  • PM welcomes Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, to Canada
    Canadian Prime Minister the Right Honourable Stephen Harper hosted the Prime Minister of India the Honourable Narendra Modi who is undertaking an historic bilateral visit to Canada, the first by an Indian Prime Minister in 42 years, including Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver on 14-16 April 2015.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 15 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Vaisakhi
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the celebration of Vaisakhi:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 14 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on National Volunteer Week
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark National Volunteer Week, taking place from April 12 to 18, 2015:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 12 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada marking the celebration of Easter by Eastern Christians
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the celebration of Pascha by Eastern Catholic and Orthodox Christians using the Julian calendar:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 12 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Cardinal Turcotte
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement after learning of the death of His Eminence, Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte: “I was saddened to hear of the passing of His Eminence, Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, Archbishop Emeritus of Montreal. “His Eminence was a man of deep principle and service who lived his life according to the Catholic faith. Over a lifetime, his ministering helped thousands including the homeless and the poor, which is why he became known as ‘the people’s priest’ and a shepherd to the people of Montreal.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 8 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Easter
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement marking Easter:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 5 April 2015

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