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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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AQI Marches for the Journée nationale des Patriotes

AQI participated in the march for the Journée nationale des Patriotes on 22 May 2017. Our new banner was front and center in photos of the press coverage of the event. The press coverage also noted that AQI President Jennifer Drouin addressed the crowd before the march and reminded everyone that anglophones have always been…

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AQI Defends Law 99

AQI was present on Sunday, April 19th at the rally to defend Law 99, which asserts the “right of the Québec people to self-determination” and sets the threshold for a winning referendum at “50% of the valid votes cast plus one”. Spokesperson Jennifer Drouin gave a speech and participated in a group reading of the…

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AQI Joins Réseau Cap sur l’Indépendance (RCI)

AQI is pleased to be part of the Réseau Cap sur l’Indépendance (RCI). Check out their awesome Agenda Indépendantiste where you can find all kinds of events from lots of different sovereignist groups in a convenient one stop shop! http://capsurlindependance.quebec/agenda-independantiste/ 

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AQI Joins OUI Québec

AQI siège désormais comme organisation indépendantiste au sien du Conseil d’administration des OUI Québec, les Organisations Unies pour l’Indépendance, qui prônent la convergence des forces indépendantistes. Tous ensemble vers le pays! Click here to learn more OUI Québec and see the other members of its Conseil d’administration: http://souverainete.info/le-conseil-dadministration/ Learn more about who OUI Québec are and…

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AQI Speaks to 80 Students at Dawson College

AQI spoke to 80 students today at Dawson College about “Bridging the Two Solitudes” as part of Social Science Week. Jennifer Drouin and Robin Philpot spoke about topics such as the environment, the economy, geopolitics, immigration, and language rights, while comedian François Parenteau gave a humorous monologue in English called “You are a Quebecer”.  The…

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AQI Dares to Rethink the Role of Anglophones

AQI members were present this evening at a Dare to Rethink the PQ event intended especially for anglophones. Led by Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, the event at the Bishop and Bagg Pub in the Mile End district was focused on bridging the two solitudes and increasing dialogue between anglophones and francophones. Thanks PSPP for listening to…

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