Stephen Harper addresses political turmoil in 2008
Nationally broadcast addresses from Canadian prime ministers are a rare occurrence. They usually happen only during times of war, constitutional or political crisis. The CBC Digital Archives presents some of the most significant historic addresses by Canada's prime ministers from 1939 to 2008.
Program: CBC Television News Special
Broadcast Date: Dec. 3, 2008
Guest(s): Stephen Harper
Last updated: October 22, 2014
Page consulted on October 22, 2014
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