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Étienne Boudou-Laforce | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Quebec
Étienne Boudou-Laforce

L'échec cuisant du PQ semble se poursuivre même après le 7 avril. Quand les péquistes comprendront-ils que les Québécois ont rejeté un gouvernement péquiste, mais pas l'idée d'indépendance. Ou plutôt il ont désavoué une « coalition » d'indépendantistes qui a peur de son ombre et qui renie sa raison d'être.

What Quebec's Battle Over Religious Symbols Can Teach Americans About Church-State Separation

Rabbi Jordie Gerson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jordie Gerson

As post-9-11 Americans, we know all too well that there's often a thin line between the separation of church and state and the infringement of rights we would otherwise take for granted; it's not easy to preserve individual rights while protecting religious groups.

Charter of Quebec Values or a Change in Immigration Policy?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

A major controversy has erupted in Quebec as a result of Premier Pauline Marois' proposed "Charter of Quebec Values," which would ban the donning, for example, of a hijab or turban by government workers but, at the same time, permit the continued display of the large crucifix hanging in the province's legislature.

Where Moufettes Munch and Franglais Is Not Spoken

Martha Lufkin | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy
Martha Lufkin

As we drove from Boston into Quebec, hints of French nationalism were in evidence. Outside Quebec City, I nearly jumped out of my seat when I saw a sign for the "national capital."

Quebec's Charter of No Values Jeopardizes Only the Christian Cross

T. Sher Singh | Posted 11.19.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

In it's desperate clawing for political power, Quebec's separatist party -- the Parti Quebecois -- has turned to toying with its citizens' fundamental rights and freedoms with the hope that it will polarize the electorate ... in the party's favour.

Is The 'Charter Of Quebec Values' Xenophobic?

Religion News Service | Ron Csillag | Posted 09.13.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Quebec’s government this week introduced its much-discussed Charter of Quebec Values, which would ban “overt and conspicuous” religious sy...

Souvlakigate

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 05.11.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Recently, the Quebec Board of the French Language sent a letter to a renowned Italian eatery in Montreal informing the owners that they were in violation of the law by daring to use the words 'pasta,' 'polpete' and 'bottiglia' on the menu instead of their French equivalents.

Gunman Opens Fire During Quebec Premier-Elect's Acceptance Speech

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

MONTREAL (AP) — Police interrogated a man accused of opening fire at a midnight victory rally for Quebec's new separatist premier, but they said the...