The Canadian Press

2010-01-22 | Haiti Canada Benefit

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A star-studded televised Canadian benefit concert made an appeal for donations to help Haiti earthquake victims. The one-hour commercial-free special aired January 22nd on Canada's three main television networks. Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined a long-list of celebrities in making an appeal for donations. (The special also featured live and pre-recorded pleas for donations from James Cameron, Celine Dion, Michael J. Fox, Rachel McAdams and Nelly Furtado. "Canada For Haiti" raised more than 13.5 million dollars, while a French-language telethon in Quebec raised 6.7 million.)

Date: 2010-01-22
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << so widespread is the damage so severe the destruction that much is needed much more our government is committed to matching every donation that Canadians make to relief organizations dollar-for-dollar together we can make a difference so that hope May return to hey please give generously >>