The Canadian Press

2008-05-26 | Bernier Girlfriend Security

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Foreign Affairs Minister Maxime Bernier, was forced to resign over a security breach involving classified documents left in his former girlfriend's Montreal apartment. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on May 26th that he had accepted Bernier's letter of resignation. (David Emerson was appointed interim Minister of Foreign Affairs following Bernier's resignation. In a cabinet shuffle on June 25th, Harper finalized Emerson's position.)

Date: 2008-05-26
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I received and I accepted Minister Bernie's resignation from the cabinet minister Berget has learned and inform me that he left a classified government documents in a non-secure location this is a serious error the minister has accepted his responsibilities in offering to resign >>