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Copyright - Graeme MacKay (www.mackaycartoons.net)
September 22, 2001
Despite the proximity of Canada to the United States and the two countries' close friendship over the decades, the Canadian Prime Minister was conspicuously tardy in visiting ground zero in New York. While many Canadians expected our Prime Minister to be among the first foreign leaders on the scene to commiserate with our American cousins in their hour of need, Chrétien managed to turn up only several weeks later, after numerous other foreign dignitaries had already paid their respects.