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News in Review - April 2000 Ujjal Dosanjh: B.C.'s Indian-Born Premier

In an attempt to hang onto power and to stage a comeback in the court of public opinion after the resignation of Glen Clark, the beleaguered NDP government of British Columbia picks Ujjal Dosanjh as party leader and premier. The former attorney general of the province was selected following a process that itself was not without controversy. As a Canadian ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2000

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News in Review - October 1999 Glen Clark: Mandate Squandered?

In the Canadian parliamentary system, a head of government receives a very real mandate from the people, the authority to effect significant social change. Under this system, however, the power and the authority of the office can be tenuous, especially if the leader and party are elected with a slim majority. Any error of judgment or problematic series of circumstances ...
  • 1999
  • 00:14:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1999

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