The Canadian Press

2002-09-03 | Kyoto-Alberta

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Alberta's premier announced that Alberta would not consider separation over the Kyoto accord. Prime Minister Jean Chretien said he'd ratify the clean air deal within the year -- something Alberta vehemently opposed. The Alberta government has said ratification of Kyoto would lead to extreme hardship for the province which relies heavily on fossil-based fuels to drive its economy. Premier Ralph Klein said there are other options in mind to fight Chretien's plan.

Date: 2002-09-03
Placeline: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and hopefully we can arrive at a Canadian solution to this particular, problem and, separation if that's what you're alluding to is is not in the cards at this particular time but a constitutional challenge us certainly is >>

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