• Short Summary

    THE CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER. MR. IRUDEAU, HAS BEEN CONDUCTING A WHIRLWIND HOLIDAY TOUR OF REMOTE?

  • Description

    THE CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER. MR. IRUDEAU, HAS BEEN CONDUCTING A WHIRLWIND HOLIDAY TOUR OF REMOTE COMMUNITIES IN THE COUNTRY'S FAR NORTH-WESTERN TERRITORIES. DURING HIS VISITS, HE HAS MET MANY OF THE LOCAL PEOPLE AND HAS BEEN WARMLY RECEIVED.

    THE PRIME MINISTER'S VACATION HAS TAKEN HIM OVER WIDE AREAS OF THE TERRITORIES, TRAVELLING UP TO A THOUSAND UP TO A THOUSAND MILES A DAY. HE IS SPENDING HIS HOLIDAY HAVING A FIRST-HAND LOOK AT THE COUNTRY, AND GETTING TO KNOW THE PROBLEMS OF THE VAST AREA.

    IN THE NORTH-WESTERN COASTAL TOWN OF IUKTOYAKTUK, MR. IRUDEAU WAS PRESENTED WITH A SEALSKIN PARKA, A BRAIDED WHIP AND A PAIR OF FUR GAUNTLETS MADE BY THE ESKIMO COMMUNITY.

    LATER, HE WAS GUEST OF HONOUR AT A SPECIAL DANCING DISPLAY BY THE ESKIMOS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4P1FN01233R3L9W04TWU22SWB
    Media URN:
    VLVA4P1FN01233R3L9W04TWU22SWB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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