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Andrew Scheer, the Leader of the Official Opposition, issues a statement on Italian Republic Day

Conservative Party of Canada | June 1, 2017

Andrew Scheer, the Leader of the Official Opposition, issues a statement on Italian Republic Day

June 2nd, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OTTAWA – Andrew Scheer, the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition issued the following statement:

“On behalf of the Conservative Party of Canada and my Conservative colleagues, I would like to send my warmest wishes to all Canadians of Italian descent celebrating Italian Republic Day or Festa della Repubblica.

“On June 2nd 1946, Italians chose freedom and democracy in a national referendum, and the Republic of Italy was created.

“Canada and Italy share a strong relationship. Our countries are partners on the global stage, and Canada is home to a dynamic Italo-Canadian community.

“I hope all Canadians take time today to recognize the immense contributions Italian-Canadians have made to our great country.

“Once again, on behalf of the Conservative Party of Canada, I would like to send my best wishes to all Canadians of Italian descent celebrating today’s joyous occasion.

“Buona Festa della Repubblica a tutti I Canadesi di origine Italiana!”

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For more information:

Mike Storeshaw (613) 222-7484 mike.storeshaw@parl.gc.ca

Anthony Farrow (613) 995-9054 anthony.farrow@parl.gc.ca