Category: History

50th Anniversary of “Vive le Québec libre!”

Several events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Charles de Gaulle’s famous declaration of “Vive le Québec libre!” took place across Québec on 24 July 2017. As part of a “moulin à paroles” (word windmill) ceremony organized by the Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Montréal outside Montréal City Hall, AQI President Jennifer Drouin read a text written by a…

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Sovereignists in Nova Scotia

Québec is not the only province to have been against the Canadian Confederation of 1867. Check out this video featuring AQI president Jennifer Drouin who talks about the separatist movement in her home province of Nova Scotia, which was led by Joseph Howe. Le 6 juillet 1868 – Une majorité séparatiste en Nouvelle-Écosse Le 6…

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