Garneau, M. Raymond
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An address following almost a year of the new government in Quebec. The reality of power on that government. The issue of national unity and Quebec's role in Confederation. A detailed examination of Quebec in 1977. Some major topics covered include the following. The results of population growth in Quebec. New government departments. The attitude of government and unions with regard to business. The uncertainty of the investment commitment process. Costs and benefits of the present Canadian federal system. The linguistic-cultural duality of Canada as a source of tension. Sovereignty association. Quebec independence. A repatriation and a remodelling of the Canadian constitution.