The Canadian Press

1998-08-21 | SCOC-Bouchard

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In a unanimous decision on Aug. 20, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Quebec cannot unilaterally secede. But it also said if a majority of Quebecers vote yes in a clearly worded referendum on separatism, the federal government and the other provinces would be obligated to negotiate with Quebec. Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard said the decision would help the Parti Quebecois win the next election because it legitimized a number of issues.

Date: 1998-08-21
Placeline: Quebec City, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

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