For many, including established Liberals, it was a big surprise.
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The Parti Québécois win in the Nov. 15, 1976 provincial election sent shockwaves through Quebec society, and a new generation of Anglophone leaders began to emerge.
“There’s a discomfort around the October Crisis. People were killed, people got hurt, people got abducted.”
The Charter of Values, as proposed by the former Parti Québécois government, raised inter-communal tensions, sparked an impassioned debate, and is now history. But what about the back-story, the historical developments that saw Quebec transformed from one of the world’s most pious Roman Catholic enclaves to this latest push for […]
He’s young, smart, accomplished, and committed to a set of values. He believes the Mount Royal riding is ready to vote Conservative in next year’s federal election, and, after helping run their last campaign, is considering taking the plunge himself. Meet Richard Yufe, 35, a long-time Hampstead resident who graduated […]
Last fall, an event took place in Verdun that could be a metaphor for the changing face of Quebec. Nov. 4, 2012, was the last time members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4 marched from the local cenotaph—a statue of a First World War soldier—to the Great War Memorial […]