The Canadian Press

2009-10-19 | US-Canada-Ambassador-Doer

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On October 19th, former Manitoba premier Gary Doer began his new duties as Canada's ambassador to Washington. Perhaps the biggest issue facing him was the Obama administrations' Buy American policies. Doer said he would do everything possible to make Canada's case for concessions. (Canadian business leaders estimated Canadian suppliers could be shut out from bidding on about 290-billion dollars in American stimulus projects.)

Date: 2009-10-19
Placeline: Washington, DC, USA
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << every effort angel every opportunity but I think you know I think the prime minister is doing the same thing in the fact that not only with the president noted stage but points to the hill, in his recent visit I think that, speaks to the fact that we know that, any your that has to be opened we have to try to go through it >>

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