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Harper Vows To Renew Funds To Combat Terrorism, Radicalization

09/11/2015 11:28 EDT | Updated 09/11/2016 05:12 EDT
VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says he would renew a federal initiative aimed at countering terrorism and radicalization in Canada.

Harper was in Victoriaville, Que., where he committed an additional $10 million over five years to the Kanishka Project.

The project was established in 2011 to fund research into preventing and countering violent extremism.

It was named in recognition of the 1985 Air India bombing, which killed 331 people.

Harper also began his campaign Friday commemorating the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, including the 24 Canadians who died that day.

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