Statement By The Prime Minister Of Canada on the Death of Trooper Richard Renaud
January 15, 2021
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today on the death of Trooper Richard Renaud:

"On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Trooper Richard Renaud, who died today in Afghanistan. Our thoughts also go out to his comrade who was injured in the same incident. Our prayers are with them and their loved ones at this difficult time.

“Trooper Renaud made the ultimate sacrifice while working to bring security, democracy and self-reliance to the people of Afghanistan, all the while protecting Canada's values and security.

“As we mourn the loss of Trooper Renaud we think of his courage, commitment and bravery. He was part of coalition efforts that are creating the conditions for reconstruction and development to progress in a country ravaged by decades of conflict.

“We stand proudly with our Canadian Forces members. Trooper Renaud will not be forgotten.”

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