The Canadian Press

2004-04-15 | Svend Robinson Quits

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New Democrat MP Svend Robinson made a surprising revelation when he announced he was being investigated for theft of a piece of expensive jewelry. (Robinson announced he'd step down as the NDP candidate in the BC riding of Burnaby-Douglas, while taking a medical leave of absence.)

Date: 2004-04-15
Placeline: BURNABY, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << while attending a public jewelry sale I pocketed a piece of expensive jewelry I did this despite knowing full well that the employees who were there recognized me and did so in a context where I provided them my full name and contact information in writing and that the entire area was under electronic surveillance >>