The Canadian Press

1999-10-07 | Governor-General

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Adrienne Clarkson officially became Canada's 26th governor general. She said the fact she is a Chinese immigrant will impact how she carries out her new duties. Clarkson was on the verge of tears as she commended her father for having brought his family to Canada decades earlier.

Date: 1999-10-07
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and my father bill ploy is here extraordinary in his nineteen second year lance corporal point dispatch rider with the Hong Kong volunteer corps received the military medal for his bravery during the battle of Hong Kong like many soldiers he never speaks of those actions but it is his bravery which is the underpinning of his children's lives >>

Clip ID: 19991007CPCN001