MONTREAL— Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the United Nation’s World Humanitarian Day:
“World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity to highlight the extraordinary commitment of humanitarian workers serving around the world who, day after day, face danger and adversity to help the most vulnerable. The contribution of these exceptional individuals and their dedication to a better, safer world, deserves our respect and recognition.
As Canadians, we can be particularly proud of the work of we do in worldwide humanitarian efforts, through a number of international organizations.
On behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada and our Parliamentary caucus, I extend my thanks to those who serve and honour the sacrifices of all those who contribute to the welfare of humanity.”