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Hillary wrapped up her one-day visit to Canada in Saskatchewan last night.  Here is some local coverage.

 

Extremism spreading, Hillary Clinton tells Saskatoon crowd

Former U.S. secretary of state praises Canadian health care, says she admires Tommy Douglas

CBC News Posted: Jan 21, 2015 5:30 AM CTLast Updated: Jan 22, 2015 7:12 AM CT

Hillary Clinton talked about terrorism, democracy, the importance of early childhood education, but not the Keystone XL pipeline.

Hillary Clinton talked about terrorism, democracy, the importance of early childhood education, but not the Keystone XL pipeline. (CBC)

Terrorism, democracy, and Saskatchewan’s early leadership role in health care were among the topics covered by Hillary Clinton in Saskatoon Wednesday.

The former U.S. secretary of state did not quite pack the house at TCU Place. But close to 2,000 people streamed in to hear a speech by the woman who is widely expected to make a second bid for the U.S. presidency.

They paid in the range of $84 to $315 for the privilege.

Clinton focused most of her formal address on the topic of Islamic extremism — and how the U.S. and Canada should respond. Coincidentally, it was the same evening that the Amadiyya Muslim Students’ Association was holding a video presentation and discussion at the University of Saskatchewan, on Islamist de-radicalization.

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Here are a few additional photos.

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Finally, to cap off the foray above the border, BIG thanks to Dan Merica and Cassie Spodak at CNN for refuting a ridiculous lie that buzzed around the Hillary-nets this week.  For the record:

No, Hillary Clinton didn’t go to Canada with 65 Secret Service agents

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Hillary has speaking engagements booked in two Canadian cities next month.

A Conversation with Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
375 York Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3

Global Perspectives – A Conversation with Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Join us for a conversation discussing the crisis, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State and how those experiences drive her view of the future.

Luncheon will begin at 1:00p.m.

Register online by clicking below –
or call (204) 944-8484
or email
info@winnipeg-chamber.com

VIP Reception: 12p.m. – 1p.m.
Luncheon 1p.m. – 2:30p.m.

December 01, 2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address in Saskatoon

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN–(Marketwired – Dec. 1, 2014) – Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York will deliver a keynote address at TCU PLACE on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 as part of the “Global Perspectives” series sponsored by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce “CIBC”.

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