Conference papers from 'Quebec Sovereignty - Association and the Future', 1980 mainly comprising papers on referendum on sovereignty-association with the rest of Canada.
Quebec Sovereignty Conference papers, 1980
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- ReferenceGB 101 ICS 61
- Dates of Creation1980
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish French
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
In 1976 the Parti Québécois led by René Lévesque won the Québec provincial election, promising to hold a referendum on sovereignty-association. The referendum was held in May 1980 and federalists won with 60% of vote. Lévesque adopted a constitutional strategy known as the 'beau risque' based on the idea that a political reconciliation with the rest of Canada was possible.
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