The Canadian Press

2004-04-15 | Martin Norway

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A slip of the tongue by Paul Martin caused the prime minister some embarrassment. Martin referred twice to invading Norway during the Second World War when he spoke April 14th to soldiers at CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick. Defense Minister David Pratt assured us Marlin knew full well that Canada participated in the invasion of Normandy -- not Norway. Pratt called it a simple mistake.

Date: 2004-04-15
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the prime minister of Russia obviously made a brief slip of the tongue the Prime Minister was with me a couple of weeks ago when we attended a reception with the veterans from the Normandy campaign make the Prime Minister knows very well the difference but it's just one of those things that that happens and I wouldn't pay too much attention to it >>