The Canadian Press

1996-07-21 | Quebec-flooding

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Seven people died, and an estimated 12,000 people were forced from their homes, when flood waters devastated Quebec's Saguenay region, about 250 kilometers north of Quebec City in mid July. Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Premier Lucien Bouchard both visited the scene. Bouchard grew up in the area and felt personally affected by the disaster.

Date: 1996-07-21
Placeline: Jonquiere, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I felt devastated I never imagined that something like that could happen in my region at some point about this no interest the the place where my grandfather was born the normal destroyed their on us as we call it it says it's a disaster it's a real disaster >>

Clip ID: 19960721CPCN001