The Canadian Press

2005-08-04 | Governor General

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A Haitian-born Quebec-based TV journalist became Canada's governor general. The Monarchist League of Canada described Michaelle Jean (mih-KYL' zhaw) as having a compelling life story, and a distinguished career as a journalist and documentary filmmaker. The 48-year-old Jean talked about what she hoped to accomplish in her role. (Jean, who lives in Montreal, took office at age 48 and was born in Haiti. She is married with a young daughter and speaks five languages.)

Date: 2005-08-04
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << people and cultural backgrounds gives us a sense of community in Canada I really want individuals in Canada to be more than just told that they are included they have to know weddings experience what Canada means to them and be able to also to participate in all this country has to offer >>