The Canadian Press

2001-06-13 | Mandela-Citizenship

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He's known all over the world as a hero for the oppressed. In this country, he will also be known as a Canadian. MP's voted unanimously on June 13th to give honorary citizenship to Nelson Mandela. Speaking in the Commons, Deputy Prime Minister Herb Gray said as proud as South Africans are of Mandela, Canadians too, feel pride in the accomplishments of the human rights champion. (Mandela came to Canada in November.)

Date: 2001-06-13
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I would like to think that Canada is also Mister speaker grateful to Nelson Mandela for his role in history for opposing injustice prescribing to write an enormous wrong and thus setting an example for the rest of the world >>

Clip ID: 20010613CPCN001