Nelson Mandela dies at age 95Thursday, December 05, 2013 by: Steve Hardy
South African president Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.
"World lost an inspiring leader. God Speed Nelson Mandela" - North Bay mayor Al McDonald via Twitter.
Statement from David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario - click HERE.
"All of Canada mourns with the family of Nelson Mandela and the citizens of South Africa. The world has lost one of its great moral leaders." - Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
"I was saddened to hear about the death of Nelson Mandela today. The world has lost one of its greatest leaders." - Tim Hudak, Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.
"There are few people who have done more to inspire the world than Nelson Mandela. I am deeply saddened by his death." - Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne.
"It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Nelson Mandela. A powerful global symbol of peace and equality." - Governor General of Canada David Johnston.
"Nelson Mandela will forever occupy a place in the hearts, minds and imaginations of the entire world." - Justin Trudeau, Liberal Party of Canada leader.