News in Review Quebec: The Rules for Separation

News in Review 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 the sovereignist and federalist points of view is an indication of the complexity of the issue. This story is also an excellent opportunity for studying the role of the Supreme Court of Canada in Canadian life.

  • 1998
  • 00:12:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1998
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