Shaping The Future of Canada

In 1990, two of Canada’s ten provinces failed to ratify the Meech Lake Accord which would have approved constitutional amendments to… read more

In 1990, two of Canada’s ten provinces failed to ratify the Meech Lake Accord which would have approved constitutional amendments to designate Quebec as a distinct society with certain special powers. Since that time, the government has looked at ways to formulate a new constitution for Canada, but all of those efforts have failed. Quebec has threatened that if a new broadly decentralized constitution is not put into place by next year, the province will call for a referendum to establish full independence. A hearing was held by the Special Joint Committee of the Canadian House of Commons and Senate on a Renewed Canada. Members of the committee heard from representatives from the Group of 22, an organization of former Canadian government officials and current civil leaders. The Group of 22 has examined Canada’s constitutional problems. close

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Shaping The Future of Canada

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Program ID:
23238-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Commission
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
First Aired:
Dec 9, 1991
Last Aired:
Dec 10, 1991

Airing Details

  • Dec 09, 1991 | 12:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 09, 1991 | 5:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 1991 | 10:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 1991 | 4:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 1991 | 8:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
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