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Journée nationale des Patriotes 2018
AQI participated in the march for the Journée nationale des Patriotes on 21 May 2018. You can see our banner and our members appear several times in this video by Radio-Canada.
Response to Léger Poll about Young Anglophones and the Job Market
Following the Léger poll about young anglophone Quebecers who are considering leaving Québec due to frustrations about speaking French and difficulties integrating the job market, members of Anglophones for Québec Independence (AQI) are reacting with surprise and sympathy. First, we are surprised because at a time when 88% of anglophone Quebecers are supposedly bilingual, we…
AQI Supports an Independent Catalonia
AQI stands with the Catalan people and their decision to declare independence. We call on the governments of Québec and Canada, as well as the international community, to recognize the democratic will of the Catalan people. We denounce the undemocratic measures of the Spanish government to disturb a peaceful process. ¡Visca Catalunya lliure!
AQI President Jennifer Drouin defended proposed Bill 202 on the Breakfast Television panel discussion this morning. AQI is a pro-French group that supports Bill 101. The proposed Bill 202 is in keeping with the spirit of Bill 101, which has been progressively eroded and undermined by the Supreme Court of Canada since it was first…
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…
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…
AQI’s President Jennifer Drouin explained the importance of anglophones speaking French in order to understand Québec’s history and culture in an interview for Radio-Canada’s “La Route des 20.” Notably, Drouin read excerpts from Michèle Lalonde’s poem “Speak White.” The interview with Gabrielle Côté and Patrick Masbourian aired on June 24th, 2017 for the Fête nationale. Bonne…
AQI Marches in the Défilé de la Fête nationale
Bonne fête nationale du Québec à toutes et à tous! AQI participated in the marche du peuple that follows the défilé.
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…
English in the National Assembly
Following MNA Martin Coiteux’s decision to respond in French to a question asked in English at the National Assembly, the group Anglophones for Québec Independence (AQI) wishes to make the following statement in response to a statement issued by the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN): French is the only official and common language of Québec….