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, QC, Canada
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 asked him in a fourth okay at the request of the caucus both this week resignations will become effective when the new president as being elected by the party >>

Clip ID: 20010111CPCN001