The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Canada’s 18th Prime Minister and a StFX alumnus from the Class of 1959, delivered a powerful and emotional tribute to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush as the 41st president was laid to rest in a state funeral last week in Washington, D.C.

The two leaders had formed a close friendship during their terms in office that continued through the years.

During his moving remarks, Mr. Mulroney spoke eloquently about Mr. Bush’s legacy and the impact he had not only on the United States, but the world.