March 10, 2014

Calm Down, Canada -- Quebec Isn't Leaving

Nicolas Van Praet, National Post

The Associated Press

For all the hysteria in the Rest of Canada about the spectre of another referendum, few people are talking about it here. At least in the streets of Montreal. Friday afternoon, I overheard conversations about the weather, the difficulty of going back to work after maternity leave and the merits of different laptop computer brands.

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TAGGED: Canada, Quebec, Montreal


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