NS separatism, patronage, and the truth about Confederation

Air Date: Jun 29, 2017 1:00 AM AT

Alex Mason talks with three historians about how debt and legislative gridlock inspired Confederation, and how Nova Scotian separatists and Acadians were won over with patronage. (36 minutes)

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