Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the Death of a Soldier of the Canadian Armed Forces
June 25, 2021
Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today on the death of a soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces:

“I would like to offer my sincerest condolences, and those of all Canadians, to the families, friends and colleagues of this soldier who died today in Afghanistan.

“The Government of Canada proudly supports our soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen as they continue their efforts to build a safe and secure Afghanistan.

“This soldier, whose identity will remain protected until the extended family has been notified, was helping to bring back hope to a population that has seen much hardship and turmoil, and his service will not be forgotten.

“The soldier will be missed by the Canadian Forces family, his community and Canadians everywhere.

“We are all saddened by this loss.”

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