Excerpts of the Speech Delivered by Karen McCrimmon
Declaring Candidacy for Liberal Leadership of Canada
Where Karen Stands
Canada drifting off course
Canada is a big hearted, open minded, generous and courageous nation that had always held itself to the highest standard of leadership and global teamwork. I have always felt intense pride that my country was the one nation which exemplified how to live with inclusion, dignity, community and integrity…but that precious legacy seems slowly to be eroding.
As a former military navigator and as a pilot, keeping the aircraft on course is at the top of the list. That same sense of responsibility and duty to right the wrong, keep things on track and yes, make the course correction, compels me do something about Canada drifting off course. Continue reading