The Canadian Press

2000-10-16 | Tobin-Resigns

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Newfoundland Premier Brian Tobin announced he was quitting both as premier and a member of the provincial legislature to run in the next federal election. Tobin said he could not resist the call to battle the Canadian Alliance. A day after stepping down as premier, Tobin was named federal industry minister.

Date: 2000-10-16
Placeline: St John's, NL, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the Canadian alliance all that it stands for is far more about what divides us then what unites us that party is the single most compelling reason that I have accepted the prime minister's request to consider a return to national politics >>

Clip ID: 20001016CPCN002