The Canadian Press

2006-03-13 | Harper Afghanistan

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The prime minister addressed about one-thousand Canadian soldiers at their Kandahar base on the morning of March 13th. Some soldiers were upset about polls that suggested Canadian public support for the mission was slipping as the casualty count rose. Harper told them their work was important -- for Canada, and the world.

Date: 2006-03-13
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 29 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << your work is about more than just defending Canada's national interest your work is also about demonstrating an International Leadership role for our country not carping from the sidelines but taking a stand on the big issues that matter in the world you can't lead from the bleachers I want Canada to be a leader and I know you want to serve your country and you want to country that leads not a country that just follows >>