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The Charest Report

Unfinished business brought the First Ministers back to the constitutional bargaining table in 1987. Many Canadians felt uneasy about Quebec's exclusion from the 1982 Constitution and so the negotiations began again under the leadership of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney with the Meech Lake Accord. CBC Archives examines the backroom lockdowns, the "distinct society" debate and the ultimate undercurrent of constitutional discord.

Jean Charest comments on his controversial report intended to help ease the Meech Lake tension.
Medium: Radio
Program: As It Happens
Broadcast Date: April 6, 1990
Guest(s): Jean Charest
Interviewer: Dale Goldhawk
Duration: 8:28

Last updated: May 21, 2013

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