2011 Elections: Everything is Possible

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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The current federal campaign surrounding the upcoming elections (in less than a week already!) has been many times labeled as flavourless by many media outlets. The very minute that parlement was suspended and that the government was out of office, everybody was expecting a repeat of the last federal elections:…

Quit being a faggot!

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Quebec has had a long history of popular uprising against so-called "reasonable accommodation", special permissions and modifications of public cultural symbols to accommodate immigrants and Quebecers with backgrounds other than french and catholic. Most will remember news stories like Montreal's YMCA ordeal where Hasidim jews ordered the establishment…