Nice attack: Justin Trudeau says Canada stands with France

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WATCH ABOVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent his condolences to the victims in France, saying Canada remained a steadfast ally following the Nice attack that claimed the lives of at least 84 people – Jul 15, 2016

CALGARY – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is thinking of “our friends in France” and will work to fight terrorism.

“We had a terrible attack last night and our hearts go out to the victims and their families,” Trudeau said Friday while in Calgary to attend the Stampede.

“Canada stands with France as a steadfast ally and we will work with the international community to fight terror to ensure that we live in a peaceful world.”

READ MORE: Nice, France attack kills at least 84, injures 202

At least 84 people were killed when a truck full of weapons plowed into a crowd of Bastille Day revellers in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday.

There were no reports of Canadian casualties.

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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the federal government has no information that would necessitate a change in Canada’s terror threat level, which is currently at medium.

Still, Goodale urged Canadians to stay vigilant and alert.

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“Canadians can rest assured that when the security and intelligence sector receives credible warnings on a specific threat, they work with the appropriate government partners to ensure the safety of Canadians,” Goodale said in a statement.

Goodale noted that while in Paris in January, he signed a declaration with his French counterpart, Bernard Cazeneuve, to work together on terrorism, organized crime and irregular migration.

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