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Documentary Quebec My Country, Mon Pays

Quebec My Country Mon Pays charts the aftermath of Quebec’s Quiet Revolution in the 1960s. This social justice movement unleashed dramatic cultural and political changes that led to the separatist movement, the FLQ terrorist crisis and, ultimately, the exodus of more than 600,000 English-speaking Quebecers. Montreal-born filmmaker John Walker reveals his own complicated relationship with the province in a film ...
  • 2016
  • 01:23:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/21/2020

Canada: The Story of Us New Identity (1946-1970)

Canada experiences a boom time after the war, but not all are happy with the status quo. They seek to reshape the country and challenge dark legacies of injustice. The circle of Confederation grows and Canada emerges as a complex and cosmopolitan nation on the world stage. Features stories/events include: Newfoundland joins Confederation, Viola Desmond and civil rights in Canada, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2017

The National Behind the Scenes of the Quebec Referendum

The 1995 Quebec referendum ended with the federalist side winning an extremely tight victory. One of the most fascinating and enduring questions of Canadian history is what would have happened if the tight vote had gone the other way? In preparation for the 20th anniversary of the referendum next year, two of Quebec's leading journalists, Chantal Hébert and Jean Lapierre, ...
  • 2014
  • 00:17:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2014

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

CBC News Great Canadian Speeches (Part 1 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. Mackenzie King makes farewell address to the Liberal Party. Pierre Trudeau invokes the War Measures Act on national television. Tommy Douglas responds to Trudeau. René Lévesque addresses the 1980 Quebec referendum defeat. Jean Chrétien speaks prior to ...
  • 1997
  • 01:17:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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 - December 2005 To Stay or Go: Quebec Ten Years Later

On October 30, Canadians marked the 10th anniversary of the 1995 Quebec referendum. Two weeks later the Parti Québécois elected a new leader who promised, if elected premier, to hold another referendum on sovereignty soon. In this News and Review story we'll look at the race for the leadership of Quebec's separatist political party. We'll look back at the night ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2005

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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 - October 1998 Quebec: The Rules for Separation

The decision of the Supreme Court of Canada – the highest court in the land – on rules that must be followed in the next Quebec referendum has changed the course of constitutional events. The ruling also raises many issues related to the rule of law itself. In addition, the differing interpretations of this historic ruling as it relates to ...
  • 1998
  • 00:12:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1998

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News in Review - December 1995 After the Referendum: What Now?

How do Quebecers live in a house divided? What is the impact of Lucien Bouchard's leaving the federal scene? This update examines the situation following the 1995 Quebec referendum.
  • 1995
  • 00:14:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1995

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News in Review - November 1995 Quebec: the Referendum

The arguments, the campaigns and the results of the vote are the focus for this report, one of a series on the Quebec referendum.
  • 1995
  • 00:21:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1995

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News in Review - May 1995 Quebec Separatism: Campaign Stalled?

This update focuses on the Sovereignty Commissions' reports.
  • 1995
  • 00:17:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1995

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News in Review - February 1995 Parizeau's Plan: Blueprint for Separation

This report reviews the draft legislation by which the Parti québécois plans to achieve sovereignty.
  • 1995
  • 00:14:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1995

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News in Review - September 1994 The Quebec Election: A Time of Choice

The background, the campaign, the issues and the implications of the results of Quebec's 1994 election are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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