March 18, 2014

Is Quebec Partition Back on the Table?

Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

It is a highly sensitive and polarizing issue. Laying out the partition consequence can work negatively for Ottawa, triggering separatists’ ire and mobilizing them. But it can also serve as a great deterrent to the contemplation of secession. A partition of northern Quebec, where the Cree and Inuit particularly oppose being forced to separate from Canada, could result in a loss of two-thirds of the province’s land mass.

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