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2009-02-13 08:05:00

Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean's geography lesson for Ottawa school children was highlighted by her mistakenly naming a mountain range. The British queen's representative was hosting the lesson at her official residence Thursday, one year to the day before the Olympic Winter Games begin in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. Pointing to a projected map of the province, Jean referred to the mountain range nearest Vancouver as the Rocky Mountains. In the televised event, newly...


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