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  • 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:
    Statements
    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
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to mark the beginning of Passover
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the beginning of Passover: “Tonight at sundown, Jewish families and friends across Canada and around the world will gather to observe the beginning of Passover. “Passover commemorates the Exodus and liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Over the next two nights, Jewish families and friends will gather to share traditional seder meals, during which the story of Exodus is contemplated.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 3 April 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on passage of second ISIL motion in Parliament
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement following the passage of a motion in the House of Commons to extend and expand Canada’s mission to counter the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 30 March 2015
  • Statement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Canada providing assent to amendments to rules governing the line of succession
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the coming into force of the Succession to the Throne Act, 2013:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 26 March 2015

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