The Canadian Press

1995-10-31 | Parizeau-resignation

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Quebec Premier Jacques Parizeau announced he was stepping down less than 24 hours after the Yes side narrowly lost the referendum. He said he made the decision long ago. He also said he regretted his choice of words when he said they lost the referendum because of "money and the ethnic vote." He tried to explain what he had attempted to say.

Date: 1995-10-31
Placeline: Quebec City, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it is not healthy in a society such as ours that groups, particularly when they come from specific cultural communities vote ninety five percent in the same direction that's not it's not a very healthy and that's what I tried to underline the words were too strong >>

Clip ID: 19951031CPCN002