The Canadian Press

2004-05-23 | FedEIxn Martin

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Prime Minister Paul Martin asked the Governor General to dissolve Parliament to clear the way for a June 28th election. Martin said he called the election because he wanted permission from Canadians to spend billions more on key social programs, particularly healthcare. (Conservative leader Stephen Harper called the Liberal platform a "campaign of fear." NDP Leader Jack Layton said it was up to voters to make the Liberals answer for the sponsorship scandal.)

Date: 2004-05-23
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

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