Québec Anglophones

The Desire for an Independent Quebec Has Passed Its Peak

Alain Miville de Chêne | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Politics
Alain Miville de Chêne

Emotion, not reason, motivates independence movements. The desire for Quebec's independence is an ethnic project: that of the francophone nation composed of the roughly 77 per cent of Quebec's people sharing a common language, history, and culture, and who want to maintain its existence in North America. The project has no meaning otherwise.

HALF Of Non-Francophones Consider Getting Out

CBC | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada

Half of Quebec's anglophone and allophone population have considered leaving the province in the last year, a new EKOS poll commissioned by the CBC s...

PQ Strategy To Quell Anglo Anxiety 'Naive': Researcher

CBC | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Politics

The Parti Québécois should be doing more to quell the anxiety of the province's English-speaking population about its policies, says the director of...

WATCH: Quebec Funds Feel-Good Bilingualism Tune

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The announcement of a new hip-hop song to promote harmony among Quebec anglophones and francophones seemed to take its cues from the lyrics...

Why Don't Anglos Vote?

CBC | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Politics

Quebec's chief electoral officer deplores it, but says there are as many reasons as there are electors not to bother casting a ballot on election day....

Why "Happy Hour" is not French

Will Straw, PhD | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada
Will Straw, PhD

Skirmishes over language erupted all through 2011 in Montreal, most notably around the appointment of unilingual Anglophone Randy Cunneyworth as head coach of the Montreal Canadiens. The language issue has always been messier, however, when it has involved the bars and nightclubs of downtown Montreal.