October 19, 1995

Question Period

October 19, 1995

1st Session—35th Parliament

Prime Minister Jean Chrétien fields questions from members of the Bloc Québécois concerning the role of the federal government in the campaign ahead of the October 30, 1995, Quebec referendum on sovereignty; inquiries focus on possible constitutional changes, the formal recognition of Quebec as a distinct society, and investments in human resources. Later, Mr. Chrétien and Fred Mifflin (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence) face questions about the deployment of Canadian peacekeeping forces in Bosnia.