North Hatley welcomes Clinton today

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    Sunday, 13 August, 2017 10:49

    Sunday, 13 August, 2017 10:49

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    Manoir Hovey located in North Hatley in the eastern Townships, welcomes today Hillary and Bill Clinton and their daughter Chelsea with her two children.

    This visit prestigious force the deployment of security measures are exceptional. Thus, the u.s. secret service and the royal Canadian mounted police (RCMP) has already examined the grounds of the mansion, and police officers will be placed at the side of the road, in the woods and in the vicinity of the hotel.

    “It is a ballet that is very, very well choreographed and for [Clinton] to have the peace it takes a lot of people around them, to ensure that it’s going to be okay,” says the investigator, retired from the Sûreté du Québec, Paul Laurier.

    “The security is good when it doesn’t sound to people who live in the house”, he says.

    Who pays?

    Of course there will be a significant cost related to security measures deployed. Who pays? Canada or the United States?

    “It’s part of a bilateral agreement between the countries, the RCMP will provide assistance to the secret service as when there is movement of an official canadian abroad”, said Mr Laurier.

    In recent years, the Manoir Hovey (Hotel 5 star and 4 diamonds) has received many well-known personalities: actors, princes, politicians around the world.

    Manoir Hovey has just been listed in the 27th position of the “Top 100 Hotels in the World” by Travel + Leisure magazine and is 2nd position among the “Best Resort Hotels in Canada”!

    Invited by the novelist Louise Penny, which resides in the region, the family Clinton should stay for a week at the Manoir Hovey.

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