NOVEMBER 13, 2015

Statement by the Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition, Rona Ambrose, on the terrorist attacks in Paris

OTTAWA – Rona Ambrose, interim leader of the Conservative Party and leader of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the attacks in Paris, France today:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives and those injured in the terrorist attacks today in Paris, and we pray for the safe release of the hostages currently being held.

“Let there be no mistake, Canada and Canadians stand with France on this tragic day. We call for swift action to bring those responsible to justice.

“Neither Canada, nor our allies, will be intimidated by terrorists. No matter who is responsible for these heinous attacks, we will continue to stand firmly with our allies. We will continue to protect the rights and freedoms that define us as Canadians from those who wish to take them away, and strive to ensure Canada remains the peaceful, open, and free nation we value so much.”