April 8, 2014

Quebecers Say No to Separatism

Andrew Coyne, National Post

The Associated Press

The third “no”? In fact, this is the 22nd consecutive time Quebecers have said no: through two referendums, seven federal elections and now 13 provincial elections, separatist parties and the separatist project have never once received a majority of their votes.

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TAGGED: Quebec, Parti Quebecois, Canada

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