L. Ian MacDonald
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press; 2nd ed. edition (August 26, 2002)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.3 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Robert Bourassa, a pariah after wasting energy to the separatist Parti Québécois within the 1976 election, emerged a decade later from political exile to steer his occasion again to strength. As he acknowledged: "I succeeded my successor." Claude Ryan, previously the revered writer of Le Devoir, had led the Quebec Liberal celebration and the federalist coalition to a decisive victory within the 1980 referendum on Quebec sovereignty, however the uneasy alliance of Ryan and Pierre Trudeau didn't live to tell the tale the leading minister's unilateral patriation of the Canadian structure. This contributed to Ryan's defeat within the 1981 Quebec election and to Bourassa's recovery. First released to severe acclaim in 1984, this moment variation of From Bourassa to Bourassa brings the tale updated, recounting Bourassa's landslide election victory in 1985 and his next function within the Meech Lake Accord and the Canada-U.S. loose alternate contract, the 2 concerns that mostly outlined the last decade of the Nineteen Eighties for Quebec and for Canada.