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Message from Her Majesty The Queen

May 4, 2016

Message from Her Majesty The Queen 
on the Wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta

OTTAWA—The Governor General of Canada wishes to share a message addressed to all Canadians from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

“Prince Philip and I were shocked and saddened by the news of the wildfires that are causing such devastation to Fort McMurray.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been affected, and we send our heartfelt thanks to the firefighters and the other emergency workers.”

                      Elizabeth R.


The message can be viewed here:

Media information:

Marie-Ève Létourneau
Rideau Hall Press Office