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139TH ANNIVERSARY OF BULGARIA LIBERATION DAY

Honourable Senators, I have the distinct honour to rise today as Co-Chair of the Canada-Bulgaria Parliamentary Friendship Group to mark the 139th anniversary of Bulgaria’s Liberation Day on Friday, March 3rd.  This national day celebrates the signing of the Peace Treaty of San Stefano between Russia and the Ottoman Empire which provided for an autonomous Bulgarian state. It is a day for Bulgarians around the world to pause and pay tribute to the brave men and women who stood together…
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BILL C-30: SECOND READING - QUESTION

CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION BILL SECOND READING — Hon. Yonah Martin (Deputy Leader of the Opposition): Would the senator take a few questions? First of all, congratulations on your lengthiest speech, senator. I was the sponsor of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement implementation bill. As I was listening to you, many of your comments sounded very familiar to me. Click here for more...
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