International Trade Minister Michael Wilson introduced legislation that will bring the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into force. Wilson said that the government wants the legislation, known as Bill C-115, to pass by June.
Chanting “Go home, Americans,” supporters of clan leader Mohamed Farah Aideed blocked roads and attacked U.S. marines with knives, stones and bare hands during two days of rioting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The riots, sparked by Aideed’s accusation that the U.S. military was supporting rival warlord Mohamed Said Hersi, left a reported nine Somalis dead and at least 20 others wounded.
It seemed only fitting that Brian Mulroney focused on political factors in his resignation statement—he needed to help a party behind in the polls renew its grip on power. His passion for politics above all else marked his time in office and shaped his judgment about policies and people.
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