Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman on the Death of the Honorable Jim Prentice:
“I was deeply saddened to learn today of the tragic death of Jim Prentice, former Premier of Alberta and federal cabinet minister. Jim was a remarkable Canadian who will be remembered for his service to the people of Alberta and all Canadians. He was a consummate professional, and always approachable and kind. I am honored to have known him.
“My thoughts and prayers are with Jim’s family and friends, as well as the friends and families of the others who died in this tragic accident.”
U.S. Embassy Ottawa