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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