The Canadian Press

1981-08-14 | Dewar-Train-Service

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Ottawa mayor Marion Dewar said the decision to remove Ottawa from the transcontinental train route was a blow to national unity.

Date: 1981-08-14
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I certainly think that what we are doing right now is saying that this is not important Canadian unity is an important all our heritage is an important you know part of the decision making sixty seven when they started railway in eighteen eighty one what the straight case had nothing that's going to unify the country certainly there at the time they gave the companies all sorts of grant from land so that the Canadian people would have passenger rail service and now that they're just taking over way without any consultation >>

Clip ID: 19810814CPCN001