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Who Cares if Michael Ferguson Can't Speak French?

Keith Beardsley | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

As Christmas approaches, what will be the topic of discussion around the kitchen table across Canada? Will it be the language proficiency of the auditor general or will Canadians be ticked off with having to pay far higher prices than Americans for the same items?

Blackface Blunder Backfires at Université de Montréal

Supriya Dwivedi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada
Supriya Dwivedi

During Université de Montréal's Frosh activities, white students painted their faces with blackface makeup. It's important to highlight here that this behaviour is not representative of French Canadians, which is precisely why my first week at Université de Montréal was like being on the border of Bizarro World and Crazy Town.