The Canadian Press

1996-11-09 | Obit Ghiz

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Joe Ghiz, the former premier of Prince Edward Island, lost a lengthy battle with cancer in November. He was 51. He was remembered for his love for his province and Canada, and as a firm backer of both the Charlottetown Accord and Meech Lake. This was Joe Ghiz's farewell address after he resigned as leader of the Prince Edward Island Liberal party.

Date: 1996-11-09
Placeline: HALIFAX, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 31 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it's a source of Pride for me that I leave at United strong confident vibrant party alive and the traditions of liberalism and in touch with our Island society and as I leave you tonight I can say to you with conviction and fervor that I leave the leadership of the party but not the party >>