The Canadian Press

2000-02-28 | APEC Chretien

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Prime Minister Chretien announced he would not testify at the APEC inquiry. He told the House of Commons that the federal Justice Department believed it would set a precedent to have a sitting prime minister appear before an inquiry. The opposition accused Chretien of showing absolute contempt for Ted Hughes' investigation into the crackdown on demonstrators at the 1997 Vancouver summit.

Date: 2000-02-28
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

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