Prime Minister of Canada on the 2013 Calgary Stampede

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 2013 Calgary Stampede July 5, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the opening of the 2013 Calgary Stampede which is taking place from July 5-14, 2013: “Today, Calgary celebrates the opening of The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth which showcases the remarkable western pioneer spirit, traditions and values that have contributed so much to making Canada the great nation it is today. This … [Read more...]

PM to attend Vietnamese Lunar New Year – Tết Celebration

PM to attend Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration January 19, 2013 Mississauga, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper will participate today in a celebration hosted by the Vietnamese Association of Toronto marking the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. "I would like to extend my best wishes to all those celebrating the Vietnamese New Year in Canada and around the world," said Prime Minister Harper. "With more than 190,000 people of Vietnamese origin living in Canada today, we are proud … [Read more...]

Prime Minister Stephen Harper highlights government’s 2012 achievements

Prime Minister Stephen Harper highlights government's 2012 achievements December 31, 2012 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement highlighting some of the government's significant accomplishments in 2012: "Throughout 2012, our Government continued to generate results for Canadians both at home and abroad. "First and foremost, we continued to successfully navigate the turbulent global economy in 2012, emerging with some of the strongest job … [Read more...]

PMO: Canada-Kuwait Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement

PM announces signing of new investment agreement with Kuwait Government delivers on commitment to create the right conditions for Canadian businesses to compete globally   Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, make their way to a signing ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld) September 26, 2011 Ottawa, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Israel in Egypt – PMO makes Statement

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the attack on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo     September 10, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the attack on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo: "Our Government strongly condemns the attack on the Embassy of Israel in Egypt. "We call upon the Government of Egypt to abide by its responsibility under the Vienna Convention and take all measures necessary to protect … [Read more...]

PMO speaks at Hanover Square at ceremony of 10th anniversary for 9/11

Public event for Prime Minister Stephen Harper September 11, 2011     September 9, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario   Public event for Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Sunday September 11th is: New York, NY 2:00 p.m. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper will deliver remarks at a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. British Garden at Hanover Square New York, NY 10004       NOTES: •Media are required to … [Read more...]

Protect the Great Lakes Environment Like a National Park‏

The Great Lakes and their surrounding environment are one of the most breathtaking natural areas in the world and are home to lush forests and wildlife like the gray wolf, Canada lynx, moose and bald eagle. Unfortunately, decades of mismanagement and industrial overuse have left our Great Lakes in trouble. Support protection of the Great Lakes environment. » We can protect the Great Lakes Basin by enshrining that area as part of the Commons, a Public Trust and a Protected Bioregion -- … [Read more...]

care2pertitionsite actionALERT, Emily Taking Action!

An alarming number of women and girls suffer from violence around the world. One billion women will be victims of violence in their lifetime. Make ending violence against women a Canadian and a worldwide priority » All forms of violence are unacceptable violations of human rights. That includes physical altercations with husbands and fathers, rape and other forms of sexual assault, and the painful and disturbing practice of female genital mutilation. Violence not only degrades women, it locks … [Read more...]

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the launch of the Canada Korea Foundation

  Canada Korea Relations February 21, 2011 Burnaby, British Columbia Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the launch of the Canada Korea Foundation, which will further strengthen economic, social and political ties between Canada and South Korea. The founding directors of the new Foundation are: John Park – president and managing director of RCI Capital Group. RCI is the largest manager of investor immigrant capital in Canada. It has been in business since 1996 with more than 60 … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) is Taking Action! – announcing The Citizen’s Arrest and Self-Defence Act

    PM announces The Citizen’s Arrest and Self-Defence Act     February 17, 2011 Toronto, Ontario     Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the introduction of The Citizen’s Arrest and Self-Defence Act. The legislation will expand the circumstances in which citizens’ arrests can be made, and streamline and simplify the self–defence and defence of property provisions in the Criminal Code. “Our Government is committed to putting real criminals behind bars. Canadians who have been the … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) – Statement on regulatory cooperation

      Statement on regulatory cooperation   February 4, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Today, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper have directed the creation of a United States-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC), composed of senior regulatory, trade, and foreign affairs officials from both governments. In recognition of our $1 trillion annual trade and investment relationship, the RCC has a two-year mandate to work together to promote economic growth, job creation, and … [Read more...]

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon – Pledges NOT enough!

"Pledges alone not enough to improve health of women and children"  – UN chief Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre) briefs press in Geneva    January 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of tracking the resources pledged for improving the health of women and children with the results they are intended to achieve, stating that accountability is vital to saving more lives. “The world’s women and children need more than pledges,” Mr. Ban told reporters in Geneva … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) – Canada was the catalyst in 2010

  PM announces new maternal, newborn and children health initiatives   January 26, 2011 Geneva, Switzerland Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced support for new development projects that will save the lives and improve the health of mothers and children in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Mozambique. “Canada was the catalyst in 2010 for the renewed global effort to save the lives of mothers, children and newborns in developing countries,” said Prime Minister Harper. “The support being … [Read more...]

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