The French Canadian population was pressured into joining the war effort, they were accused of not supporting as much as the English population. It created social and political strains leading to future problems.
Conscription became the dominant issue in Canada. French Canadians were singled out and accused of not supporting Canada’s overseas military commitments to the same extent as English-speaking Canadians.
A Québec political party founded in 1935 and dissolved in 1989. The party won six provincial elections between 1936 and 1966.
The Leader was Maurice Duplessis
A collection of groups of young people whose idea was to use terrorism to achieve independence for Quebec. Some of their actions included robbing banks in order to get money.
The perceived failure of Canada to establish the equality of the English and French languages within governmental institutions
Held on 30 October 1995
Premier Jacques Parizeau promptly promised that a referendum on Québec separation from Canada would be held some time during 1995
The population Québec had choosen sides on staying connected or dispacting but narrow majority of 50.58 per cent decided to stay.
The election of 22 June 1960, the Liberals broke the hold of the Union Nationale, taking 51 seats and 51.5 per cent of the popular vote.
A time of rapid change experienced in Québec during the 1960s such as...