The Canadian Press

2001-01-11 | Bouchard Resignation

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Lucien Bouchard said au revoir on January 11th. The 62-year-old Quebec Premier announced his resignation at the legislature after holding separate meetings with his cabinet and the Parti Quebecois caucus. (Ontario Premier Mike Harris said Lucien Bouchard's resignation meant the provinces were losing a strong ally in their fights with Ottawa.)

Date: 2001-01-11
Placeline: QUEBEC CITY, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it is now time for my involvement in politics to come to an end I will leave my duties as Prime Minister of Quebec and as m&a for going to get at the request of the caucus for both resignations will become effective when a new president has been elected by the party >>