The Canadian Press

1998-10-15 | APEC-Hearings

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The Mountie who became the symbol of police security actions at the APEC summit in Vancouver spoke to the media for the first time in weeks. RCMP Staff Sergeant Hugh Stewart said he would wait until he testified at the APEC inquiry to give his account of the pepper spraying incident. But Stewart said the public opinion of the Mounties was faltering because the force did not speak up immediately to explain its security actions.

Date: 1998-10-15
Placeline: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think the most important thing that the RCMP could have done something which I wanted to do from the very beginning is after the and speak to the Canadian public expand our actions stand up before the cameras stand up to the media and explain what we've done unfortunately we didn't do that >>

Clip ID: 19981015CPCN001