The Canadian Press

2001-01-29 | Commons Speaker

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Liberal MP Peter Milliken was elected Speaker of the House of Commons on January 29th. In accepting the job, Milliken struck a note of levity. (The Kingston, Ontario, MP was deputy speaker in the last Parliament.)

Date: 2001-01-29
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I beg to return my humble acknowledgements to the house for the great honor you have been pleased to confer upon me and choosing me to be your speaker with all those historic words I want to express AR very historical because they've been used. >>