Gilles Duceppe's hairnet raises eyebrows
Call it a blunder, a slip-up, a goof or a gaffe, but if it happens on the campaign trail it can make an election a lot more interesting – or even alter the outcome. From a Tory leader's famous fumble to a Liberal staffer's "beer and popcorn" bungle, CBC Digital Archives presents a selection of memorable Canadian federal election errors.
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: June 9, 1997
Guest(s): Gilles Duceppe
Reporter: Terence McKenna
Political cartoons by Aislin (Terry Mosher) and Garnotte (Michel Garneau).
Last updated: February 3, 2012
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