Opening of the 40th Canadian Parliament

At the opening of 40th Parliament in the Senate Chamber in Ottawa, Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean delivered the Throne Speech… read more

At the opening of 40th Parliament in the Senate Chamber in Ottawa, Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean delivered the Throne Speech outlining the priorities of the government. The focus was on the economy.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Newsworld program included pageantry and pre and post speech commentary by host Peter Mansbridge and guests.

Some French with English translation. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Opening of the 40th Canadian Parliament

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Program ID:
282479-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
First Aired:
Nov 25, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2008

Airing Details

  • Nov 25, 2008 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2008 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2008 | 12:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2