The Canadian Press

1991-01-08 | Spicer Town Hall

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If nothing else, the Spicer commission's first satellite town-hall meeting proved that Canadians disagreed on many major issues. Two dozen people in cities from Saint John, New Brunswick to Vancouver to Yellowknife got a chance to speak to each other via a TV hookup in early January. Much of the discussions involved the impact of an independent Quebec on Canada. There were a few angry words. But commission chairman Keith Spicer wasn't bothered by the testy exchanges.

Date: 1991-01-08
Placeline: SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there's no guarantees at all with the first time people have a child that they're going to come to terms and may never come to terms I don't know but how are we going to know if there was a chance for this country or is a chance unless people start talking to each other and listen >>