Trudeau offers Canadian lumber, steel to help rebuild France’s Notre-Dame Cathedral [From the web]
PARIS, France, May 15, 2019 (Canadian Press) -Canada is offering softwood lumber and steel to help with the reconstruction of Paris’s famed Notre-Dame Cathedral, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday after touring the iconic monument that was partially destroyed by fire in mid-April.
Not long after arriving in Paris, Trudeau visited Notre-Dame alongside the cathedral’s rector, Patrick Chauvet, and French Culture Minister Franck Riester.
He said it was an honour to be able to exhibit some of the solidarity Canadians feel toward their French cousins.
“Canada will stand with France and ensure we offer all the support – whether it’s steel or wood ...