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Flora MacDonald

leadership_flora-macdonald.jpgFlora MacDonald is originally from North Sydney. She served as the MP for Kingston, Ontario, and in 1976,  she became the first woman to mount a serious campaign for the leadership of the federal Progressive Conservative Party. She later became the first female Minister of Foreign Affairs.

These days, at the age of 83 - she makes regular trips to Afghanistan in her capacity as founder of a development organization called Future Generations Canada.

She came into our Ottawa studio for our chat.

Flora MacDonald  (runs 17:45)

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