A Different Accent in Ottawa

June 1979
America;6/9/1979, Vol. 140 Issue 22, p464
The author discusses the national elections in Canada on May 22, 1979. There is said to be a division between the French-speaking voters supporting the Liberal Party of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau and the West supporting the new Prime Minister Joe Clark. According to the author, ever since Premier René Lévesque and his Parti Québécois took control of the Provincial Government of Quebec in November 1976, the federation has been in danger. Provincial referendum on the separation of Quebec from Canada is also presented.


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