First, he delivered a framed photo of himself and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as the PM opened a pair of socks knitted especially for him by Lillie Stewart of Truro. The photo was a way of thanking her for the fine gift, and the PM also sent a personal note to Lillie, expressing his appreciation.
Then, on his return to Ottawa, the Cumberland- Colchester MP presented a copy of the newspaper that contained the story on Lillie to the PM.
Almost 93, Lillie has been knitting for many years and her socks have found their way to a number of noted political figures, including Jean Chretien and Casey, himself.
Lillie describes the Prime Minister as having “his mother’s good looks and his father’s political savvy.”
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