The Canadian Press

2015-09-20 | FedElxn NDP

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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair launched his eighth week of campaigning to become prime minister in southeastern Newfoundland, where he dropped a fishing line to catch a cod. He also issued an apology for referring to Newfoundlanders nearly two decades ago in a derogatory fashion, saying he should not have used the word "Newfie" during a heated exchange in the Quebec legislature. (St. John's East Liberal candidate Nick Whalen raised the issue and now says he accepts that the NDP leader has apologized.)

Date: 2015-09-20
Placeline: ST. JOHN'S.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << well there's no question that that was a mistake that I made in the heat of a debate 20 years ago and I immediately withdrew it cuz that was the right thing to do and I am I reiterate my apology to anyone who took offense at that >>


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