Thursday, June 25, 2009

Ottawa To Return National Assembly Land To Quebec

Quebec National Assembly

From The CBC:

PM joins Quebecers for St-Jean-Baptiste Day celebrations.

In Quebec City Wednesday for St-Jean-Baptiste Day celebrations, Prime Minister Stephen Harper seized the occasion to announce that he wants to settle a dispute with the province.

Harper said he wants to give back the land where the national assembly is located to Quebec.

"Only in Quebec does the federal government still own the grounds of the provincial legislature. This is an anomaly, it should be corrected, and I'm sure that reasonable people in Ottawa and Quebec City should be able to negotiate a resolution of this situation quickly."

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