Vive Le Canada

U.S. Keeps Close Watch on Election in Canada
Date: Monday, June 28 2004
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I bet they are. Lets just hope the outcome will be one that prevents gung ho participation.


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Concerned about participation in missile defence

First phase of `shield' program set for September


TIM HARPER
WASHINGTON BUREAU

WASHINGTON—The Bush administration, conceding a minority government could cloud the future of Canadian participation in continental missile defence, is watching next week's election with "keen interest,'' officials said yesterday.

A State Department official, who asked not to be named, said the run-up to Monday's poll is being more closely scrutinized in the U.S. capital than recent Canadian votes because the outcome is in doubt and a minority is looming.

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