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CBC News Great Canadian Speeches (Part 2 of 2)

From the News Archives of the CBC comes the landmark production Great Canadian Speeches, a two-volume collection capturing key moments in our political history. Lester Pearson promotes a new flag before hostile legionnaires. Kim Campbell gives 1993 concession speech. Jacques Parizeau delivers 1995 post-Quebec-referendum speech. Lucien Bouchard presents 1995 post-Quebec-referendum speech. Preston Manning announces the 1996 Reform Party Fresh Start Campaign.
  • 1997
  • 01:37:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2001 Bouchard Quits: A Blow for Sovereignty?

Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard startled Quebecers and the rest of Canada with his sudden resignation from politics, from the premiership, and as leader of the Parti québécois. In an emotional speech he cited his failure to advance the cause of Quebec sovereignty as one of the main reasons for his departure. Bernard Landry's election by acclamation seems to have maintained ...
  • 2001
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - February 1999 Quebec Elects Bouchard: Referendum Deferred

With the recent Quebec election, another chapter in Canada's constitutional saga was completed. Chronicling the constitutional history of this nation requires an understanding much like that necessitated by epic narratives in which the reader must try to remember how all the pieces fit together: the root causes of the conflicts, the extensive cultural and political background, and the multiple "character ...
  • 1999
  • 00:16:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1999

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