Diefenbaker Home in Ontario to Be Made An Historic Site

but only if re-elected:

The home in which former Prime Minister John Diefenbaker was born will be declared a national historic site, should the Conservative government get reelected, says Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

“John Diefenbaker made an enormous contribution to Canada,” said Harper on Thursday, announcing the federal government would buy the home and have Parks Canada operate it, similar to the historical family homes of William Lyon Mackenzie in Kitchener, Ont., and Sir Wilfrid Laurier in Laurentides, Que.

“Our government will ensure his contributions to our country are remembered and understood by future generations.”

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