September 12, 2013
Quebec's History of Intolerance
Allan Levine, National Post
In the pages of L’Action Catholique and Le Devoir, Jews were frequently portrayed as communists and parasites — a view shared by Quebec premier Maurice Duplessis and members of his Union Nationale party, as well as Montreal’s English-speaking community. The hiring of a Jewish doctor at Notre Dame Hospital in 1934 led to a strike by French-Canadian interns.
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