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  • Canada supports additional development and stabilization initiatives in Iraq
    The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Iraq in addressing the development challenges that it faces as a result of the barbaric and murderous rampage of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
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    Erbil, Iraq - 2 May 2015
  • Canada announces new security assistance for Iraq
    The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Iraq in addressing the security challenges that it faces as a result of the barbaric and murderous rampage of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
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    Erbil, Iraq - 2 May 2015
  • Canada provides additional humanitarian support to address crises in Iraq and Syria
    The Government of Canada is committed to providing life-saving humanitarian support for those affected by the ongoing crises in Iraq and Syria. To this end, on May 2, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $139 million in additional humanitarian assistance for conflict-affected populations.
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    Baghdad, Iraq - 2 May 2015
  • Pierre Blais P.C.
    Born in Berthier-sur-Mer, Québec, the Honourable Pierre Blais served as the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeals from 2009 to 2014. Before being appointed to the Federal Court of Appeal in 2008, he served as a Judge of the Federal Court of Canada, Trial Division, an ex officio member of the Court of Appeal and Judge of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada since 1998. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 1 May 2015
  • Marie-Lucie Morin P.C.
    As part of a distinguished career as a federal public servant, Ms. Morin served as Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean at the World Bank from 2010 to December 2013. Before that, she served in a number of roles in the public service, including: National Security Advisor and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet (from 2008 to 2010); Deputy Minister of International Trade (from 2006 to 2008); and Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (from 2003 to 2006).
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 1 May 2015
  • The Liberation of the Netherlands
    The events of the past have a direct impact on the world we know today. The warm relationship that exists between Canada and the Netherlands can be traced back to difficult days at the end of the Second World War when Canada played a key role in liberating the people of the Netherlands.Occupied Europe
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 30 April 2015
  • Canada provides additional security and development assistance to Jordan
    The Government of Canada greatly values Jordan as one of our key partners in the Middle East.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 April 2015
  • Jonathan Vance, CMM, MSC, CD
    Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1982. Following his graduation from Royal Roads Military College in 1986, he was commissioned as an infantry officer into the Royal Canadian Regiment.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 27 April 2015
  • Protecting Our Children
    Our Government remains committed to keeping our streets and communities safe for Canadian families while standing up for victims of crime.
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    Winnipeg, Manitoba - 24 April 2015
  • Small business tax rate reduction
    The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the continued success of Canadian businesses and promoting the creation of high-quality jobs.
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    Winnipeg, Manitoba - 23 April 2015

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