federalism

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Quebec’s paradox: feeling less pro-independent but also less Canadian

Twenty years after the second referendum (posing a very complicated question) that almost sealed the separation of Quebec from Canada (the stayers won by a slight margin, at 50.82%), the situation is now much changed. Pro-independence opinion is down to 31%-34% (and 37% among Francophones), which is still quite [...]

Independence and the European Union

Guest author: Joseph Weiler (Joseph Straus Professor of Law and European Union Jean Monnet Chair at New York University Law School). “Vive le Québec libre!” Who can forget de Gaulle’s mischievous and irresponsible speech in July 1967 during his visit to that hapless Province, which has become since then [...]
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