The Canadian Press

1981-08-14 | Dewar Train Service

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Ottawa mayor Marion Dewar said the decision to remove Ottawa from the transcontinental train route was a blow to national unity.

Date: 1981-08-14
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I certainly think that what we are doing right now is saying that this is not important Canadian Unity isn't important to all our heritage isn't important you know part of the decision made in 67 when they started the railway in 1881 was a straight case of something that's going to unify the country certainly they at the time they gave the company's all sorts of Grants and so that the Canadian people would have passenger rail service and now is that they just take note away without any consultation >>