October 31, 1995

Question Period

October 31, 1995

1st Session—35th Parliament

In the aftermath of the October 30, 1995, Quebec referendum on sovereignty, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien is asked about the federal government’s plans for social program cuts, efforts to promote greater national unity, and the possibility of constitutional reform. Lloyd Axworthy (Minister of Employment and Immigration) faces questions about changes to Unemployment Insurance and Paul Martin (Minister of Finance) responds to calls for changes to federal transfer payments to the provinces.