The Canadian Press

2007-07-09 | Harper Sovereignty

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced new measures to defend Canada's Arctic sovereignty. Speaking at CFB Esquimalt on July 9th, Harper announced the construction of patrol ships that will be vital to Canada's North. Harper claimed the steel-reinforced hulls would be able to patrol the length of the Northwest Passage and guard its approaches year-round.

Date: 2007-07-09
Placeline: CFB ESQUIMALT, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << either we use it or we lose it and make no mistake this government intends to use it because Canada's Arctic is Central to our identity as a northern Nation it is part of our history and it represents the tremendous potential of our future >>