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The speaker addresses the Club in his new role as leader of the Liberal Party in the Province of Quebec. Remarks on the nature of the challenge to be faced in Quebec and comments on what is expected from fellow Canadians in what the speaker terms the "battle which lies ahead." Two factors which contribute to the attraction of the Parti Québécois. Four ways to challenge the Parti Québécois, with discussion. The federalist platform and how that will work. Strategies that will ensure six basic premises. Five crucial areas to cover in the months ahead. The significance of the media. Hoped-for assistance from provincial political leaders in the rest of Canada. Constitutional change and timing. The possibility of a new Confederation.