The Canadian Press

2001-10-30 | Labrador Newfoundland

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The House of Commons approved a constitutional amendment on October 30th, changing the name of the province of Newfoundland. Canadian Press reporter Mark Brennae had this report.

Date: 2001-10-30
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 32 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << from now on the province will be officially known as Newfoundland and Labrador industry Minister Brian Tobin says the name change reflects the importance of Labrador with in his home Province and liberal Lawrence O'Brien the MP for Labrador agrees one of these goals has been to drive home the point that Labrador has unique needs and challenges and says this is about respect for Labrador and its inhabitants Labradors legislature has been looking for that respect for that name change for some time and ask for the change back in 1999 marked Broadcast News Parliament Hill >>