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Townshipslaining the PM

Originally posted on Drinking Tips for Teens:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question during a town hall in Sherbrooke, Que. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press) Oh, hi there, Prime Minister Trudeau, or as we say here in the Townships,…

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Last Night

Ding dong, the Charte is dead, which old Charte, the wicked Charte, ding dong the wicked Charte is dead… If you are living in Quebec, you would have to be living under a rock not to know what happened during … Continue reading

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Dear Madame Marois (Diversity Trilogy annex)

Originally posted on The Undefended Border:
Dear Madame Marois: Allow me to begin by apologizing for writing in English. (This letter is now available in a French translation at HuffPost Québec.) I know that you speak and read English very…

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Why the Charter won’t help (diversity trilogy 3 of 3)

The essence of my opinion on the divisive Charte des Valeurs. I wrote this editorial for a community newspaper at the request of one editor, but she was overruled by an editor higher up in the food chain who did … Continue reading

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Beautiful it is, multicultural it isn’t. (1 of 3)

I covered a “cultural diversity festival” this week in downtown Quebec City, which means now is as good a time as ever to write a post about diversity in this city…or the lack thereof. The festival had plenty of high … Continue reading

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