February 6, 2013

Quebec, Meet Your Neighbor Ontario

Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail

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Quebeckers, sensitive to their province's image beyond its boundaries, sometimes lament what they see as an "anti-Quebec bias" in reporting about their province. They’re correct -- to a point. But there are, and have been for a very long time, writers who’ve taken Quebec seriously and written about it fairly.

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