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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 - 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 - 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 - 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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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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