Quebec Premier Jacques Parizeau insisted that there is no rift in the province’s sovereignty alliance—despite a call from one of his key allies to scrap the Parti Québécois’s draft bill on sovereignty. Mario Dumont, leader of the tiny Parti Action Democratique, said earlier that he wants the bill to set out the process for negotiating economic and political links with the rest of Canada if Quebecers vote yes in the referendum expected this fall.
When colleagues back at Harvard University ask former prime minister Kim Campbell what she did on her summer vacation, she will have a ready answer. For a summer job, the 48-year-old ex-politician is practising her snappy comebacks as a fillin host for five weeks on two popular Vancouver radio phone-in shows.By BARBARA WICKENS6 min
So, you see, there is Edna, who ran the church choir in the Carman United Church in Sardis, B.C., for 40 years. There are Ruby and Lloyd, who belong to three different skating clubs around Stayner, Ont., and skate three nights a week. They go up to Ottawa and skate the Rideau Canal.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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