November 5, 1979 (31st Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Robert Knight Andras

Liberal

Hon. Robert K. Andras (Thunder Bay-Nipigon):

Mr. Speaker, my question is supplementary and it is to the Prime Minister. It was reported recently that Mr. Lougheed stated that in the event of a Yes vote in the referendum, the negotiations in terms of sovereignty-association with Quebec would be up to the provincial governments to handle.
Does the Prime Minister accept that we really are a nation of ten provinces only and that the federal government would have no role in such negotiations as indicated or implied by the Premier of Alberta.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   NATIONAL UNITY
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