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Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair issues statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

OTTAWA – NDP leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day:

“Today we mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

“On January 27th 1945 – soldiers of the Soviet Union’s Army of the First Ukrainian Front opened the gates and liberated the prisoners of the Auschwitz-Birkeneau death camps. [Read more…]

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau issues statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

OTTAWA – Liberal Party of Canada Leader, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau:

“Today, as we commemorate one of history’s darkest periods, we honour the memories of the more than six million victims of the Holocaust and pay tribute to those who survived. In 2015, this day carries an even greater significance as we mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and extermination camp. [Read more…]

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Prime Minister Harper issues statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement marking the International Day of Commemoration to Honour the Victims of the Holocaust:

“Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of Nazi Germany’s concentration and death camps. On this sombre day, the world has an obligation to reflect on the evil of the Holocaust, condemn the Nazi regime that perpetrated it, and to renew efforts to help prevent such horrors from being repeated in the future. [Read more…]

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