The Canadian Press

2005-02-08 | Sponsorship Chretien

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Sounding almost apologetic, Jean Chretien took responsibility for mistakes his government made in administering the federal sponsorship program. The former prime minister issued his regrets in an opening statement February 8th at the sponsorship inquiry. (Chretien used his testimony to defend the sponsorship program, saying he could not have lived with himself had he not taken every action to prevent Quebec separation.)

Date: 2005-02-08
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I regret any mistakes that were made in the course of this program or any other government program as prime minister take responsibility for everything good and everything bad that happens in the government >>