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  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing further sanctions
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement announcing new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian individuals, as well as economic sanctions against Ukrainian entities and a broad range of entities related to various Russian sectors:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017: “I am saddened to learn that Air Algérie Flight AH5017, carrying 110 passengers and six crew members on board, crashed in Mali. The flight was headed to Algiers, Algeria from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is confirmed that Canadians are among the victims. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the passengers and crew who lost their lives in this tragedy.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the opening of the XX Commonwealth Games
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the opening of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3, 2014:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 23 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada condemning religious persecution in Iraq
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement condemning the recent campaign of religious persecution in Iraq:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the intent to implement further sanctions
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the intent to implement economic sanctions against a broad range of entities related to various Russian sectors:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement in response to the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger aircraft in eastern Ukraine:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 17 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada in response to the situation in Israel
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement in response to the situation in Israel:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 13 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing additional sanctions
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing economic sanctions and travel bans against 14 individuals: “Russia’s illegal occupation of the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine and provocative military activity remains a serious concern to Canada and the international community. “Today, we are announcing economic sanctions and travel bans against 14 additional individuals who have taken violent action aimed at undermining Ukrainian sovereignty and violating Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 11 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada marking the first anniversary of the tragedy in Lac-Mégantic
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy in Lac-Mégantic: “The events of July 6, 2013, in Lac-Mégantic touched all Canadians deeply and no passage of time can erase from our consciousness the lives lost, the injured and the families torn apart by this tragedy. We must not forget what this disaster has meant for the economy and infrastructure of this beautiful city, not to mention the severe impact it has had on the local environment.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 6 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 2014 Calgary Stampede
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the opening of the 2014 Calgary Stampede which is taking place from July 4 to 13, 2014: “Each year Calgary hosts the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, an internationally recognized celebration of Western culture and heritage. “With its world class rodeo and events that celebrate both cowboy and Aboriginal culture, the Stampede reminds us of our proud past.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 4 July 2014

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