Statement on U.S. Independence Day

July 4, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“On behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and all Canadians, I would like to extend our warmest wishes to the American people on the occasion of their 238th Independence Day.

“Canadians and Americans share a special bond that is unmatched by any relationship on earth. Our belief in democratic values, our commitment to the freedom of our people and those around the world, and our quest for a prosperous future for Canadians and Americans alike solidifies our bond.

“May our people continue these great traditions.

“Today, I wish all Americans a happy Fourth of July.”

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