#ThrowbackThursday: Hillary Clinton’s Ottawa Visit, 1995


Hillary Clinton made history last week by clinching the democratic nomination, but twenty years ago she also came to Ottawa as the First Lady and took in the sights. After the governor general at the time, Romeo LeBlanc, joked with the Clintons that they should have brought their skates, Hillary in fact did just that and took to the canal, telling her security team, “‘I brought my skates. I’m going to skate. My security is your problem.”

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