Statement by the Government of Canada


March 20, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario - Department of Justice Canada

The Government of Canada, today issued the following statement:

“A media statement made on January 16, 2014 by Jason MacDonald, Director of Communications for the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, about the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) prompted legal action by the NCCM.

“The Government of Canada affirms that the statement made about the NCCM does not reflect the official view of the Government.”


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Media Relations

Department of Justice Canada


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