Will it be Yes or No to the Charlottetown Accord?
• The first national referendum in Canada was on the subject of prohibition of alcohol in 1898. The vote was Yes overall, but no law was passed as a result and it was left to the provinces to enact prohibition.
• The second national referendum was on conscription in 1942. Voters agreed that the government should not be held to any previous commitments regarding how men were called to military service during the Second World War.
Program: Sunday Report
Broadcast Date: Oct. 11, 1992
Reporter: Paul Adams, Host: Peter Mansbridge
Guests: Jim Horsman, Joe Clark, Pierre Trudeau, Sharon Carstairs, Preston Manning
Last updated: October 29, 2012
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