The Canadian Press

1996-08-21 | Premiers

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Ontario's Mike Harris and Ralph Klein did a little backtracking at the premiers' conference in Jasper. A document prepared by a Queen's University professor suggested Ottawa give the provinces full control over social programs and health care. But several premiers complained this would lead to better services in rich provinces and the destruction of medicare. So host premier Ralph Klein did some damage control. Instead, Klein said the focus would shift to getting provincial control over standards for medicare and social programs

Date: 1996-08-21
Placeline: JASPER, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << premiers were advised by Premier Harris of Ontario that the fishing report is a report prepared for the consideration of the Ontario government only in the Christian report is not on the agenda of the premiers conference >>