The Canadian Press

2000-01-12 | SCOC McLachlin

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Governor General Adrienne Clarkson said it was important to note that she and Canada's new Supreme Court chief justice were now women. Clarkson made the comment directly to Prime Minister Jean Chretien before Beverly McLachlin took the oath of office at Rideau Hall in Ottawa to become Canada's first female Supreme Court chief justice.

Date: 2000-01-12
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 10 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << because of our being women I think the Canada prime minister is very well assured to go into the 21st century looking ahead and doing the right thing >>