Nova Scotia

VIDEO: King's Speech inspires mayor

Like King George VI, Halifax Mayor Peter Kelly struggled with a speech impediment.
Halifax Mayor Peter Kelly speaks to CBC News on Monday. (CBC) (CBC)

Like King George VI, Halifax Mayor Peter Kelly has struggled with a speech impediment.

The movie about the monarch overcoming his stutter, The King's Speech, won best picture at the Academy Awards on Sunday.

Kelly had his own victory that day, delivering a flawless speech at the closing ceremonies of the Canada Winter Games.

He told his story to the CBC's Elizabeth Chiu.

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