The Canadian Press

2001-06-13 | Mandela Citizenship

Preview Clip

He's known all over the world as a hero for the oppressed. In this country, he will also be known as a Canadian. MP's voted unanimously on June 13th to give honorary citizenship to Nelson Mandela. Speaking in the Commons, Deputy Prime Minister Herb Gray said as proud as South Africans are of Mandela, Canadians too, feel pride in the accomplishments of the human rights champion. (Mandela came to Canada in November.)

Date: 2001-06-13
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I would like to think that Canada is also mr. speaker grateful to Nelson Mandela for his role in history for opposing Injustice for striving to write an enormous wrong is that setting an example for the rest of the world >>