The Canadian Press

2014-05-28 | Dallaire Quitting Senate

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Liberal Senator Romeo Dallaire, a career soldier best known in Canada as the former commander of the UN's ill-fated peacekeeping mission in Rwanda, announced he was resigning from the upper chamber to focus attention on a growing portfolio of international humanitarian work. Dallaire said it was a hard decision. Dallaire said that work included research on post-traumatic stress disorders, child soldiers and two upcoming books.

Date: 2014-05-28
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 31 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I have submitted my resignation yesterday to the governor-general and with a torn heart because I have served here nine years in the Senate and the work here was a meeting the challenges I hoped that I was looking forward to however I am now far-far engaged in international work on humanitarian work >>