the same time to maintain with Canada an economic association including a common currency; no
change in political status resulting from these negotiations will be effected without approval by the
people through another referendum; on these terms, do you give the Government of Quebec the
mandate to negotiate the proposed agreement between Quebec and Canada?"
1995 Referendum on Sovereignty?
"Do you agree that Quebec should become sovereign after having made a formal offer to Canada for a
new economic and political partnership within the scope of the bill respecting the future of Quebec and
of the agreement signed on June 12, 1995?"
1. Clear Question:
“In considering the clarity of a referendum question, the House of Commons shall consider whether the
question would result in a clear expression of the will of the population of a province on whether the
province should cease to be part of Canada and become an independent state.”