Canada: Why Chretien Stands `On The Edge Of A Precipice'

Bill Clinton must envy Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien's popularity: After nearly a year in office, the affable Chretien still enjoys a 60% approval rating. But now, it's crunch time. With international investors breathing down his neck, he is finally being forced to grapple with Canada's two toughest problems: massive debt and resurgent Quebec separatism.

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