The Canadian Press

1992-01-10 | Getty-bilingualism

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Alberta Premier Don Getty created a stir by publicly opposing official bilingualism. He said Canadians should have the right to decide if official bilingualism should be included in a new Constitution. (Getty denied that he was publicly stating his personal opinions on bilingualism and multiculturalism at the time because of the growing strength of the Reform Party in Alberta. His views conformed to the official Reform party stand on the issue.)

Date: 1992-01-10
Placeline: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I mean and this is out there and people are very deeply concerned about is there some reason why you should hide it under the table I think the healthy thing is to commit yourself to bilingualism the policy and to multi culturalism and then say let Canadians choose >>

Clip ID: 19920110CPCN001