We’re wealthier than the Americans, live longer than the Swedes and eat better than the French. We even have more lovers than the Italians—and of course we’re more caring. Happy Canada Day!By JONATHON GATEHOUSE11 min
WHILE I NORMALLY scoff at critics who derail Mark Steyn as alarmist and sensational, this time he’s actually made quite a mistake or two (“Why the fascists are winning in Europe,” World, June 22). Just because the UK Independence Party advocates withdrawal from the European Union, that does not make it a fascist party.
Louise Beaudoin has been at the forefront of Quebec's sovereignty movement for over 40 years. As a cabinet minister in three Parti Québécois governments, she was largely responsible for the province’s language laws. Now, as a Montreal-area MNA, she is one of the main architects of the party’s new “plan for a sovereign Quebec,” which would use “sectoral referendums” in order to wrestle powers like taxation and culture away from Ottawa.
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