The Canadian Press

1995-10-22 | Referendum-Johnson

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At one point during the referendum campaign, the leader of the No forces and Prime Minister Chretien appeared to be divided on strategy. Quebec Liberal leader Daniel Johnson had asked Chretien to give Quebecers some hint of what they might expect in exchange for rejecting separation October 30th. The Prime Minister, in New York for a visit to the UN, said he wouldn't make constitutional offers before the vote. The next day Johnson issued a joint release with Chretien saying the prime minister unequivocally supported distinct society status for the province.

Date: 1995-10-22
Placeline: Montreal, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I gave the wrong impression the music it's and I are both reading off the same text today, in unison that, the matters in the matter of the distinct society and was supported when it had to be by, by federalists which is what Mr Casey's saying which is what I'm saying we're St together >>

Clip ID: 19951022CPCN001