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News in Review - October 2012 Quebec Votes 2012

On September 4, 2012 the first female premier of Quebec was elected. Pauline Marois, the leader of the separatist Parti québécois (PQ), defeated the incumbent Liberal Party, led by Jean Charest, by the narrow margin of less than one percentage point (or four seats) to form a minority government. The newly created party Coalition avenir Québec (CAQ) came in third ...
  • 2012
  • 00:15:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2012

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News in Review - May 2003 Charest Sweeps Quebec

It’s an election that has implications for all of Canada. On April 14, Quebecers voted for change. The separatist Parti Québécois is out and the federalist Liberals are in. News in Review looks at Jean Charest’s road to victory and examines the implications for Quebec and Canada.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2003

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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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News in Review - May 1998 Jean Charest: The New Champion?

In Gratien Gélina's classic 1968 play Yesterday the Children Are Dancing, Pierre Gravel, a bilingual and bicultural federalist, has the enormous task imposed on him by popular demand of leaving Quebec and going to Ottawa as Minister of Justice. He is also seen as a key "saviour" of Canadian unity. The character's hesitation eventually gives way to the overwhelming pressure ...
  • 1998
  • 00:13:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1998

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