1 juillet 2008

Evolving citizenship: what difference has 400 years made?

Citizenship is understood as shared membership in a society, accomplished through according civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. By guaranteeing these rights, the state ensures its own health...

Kathleen Mahoney
1 juillet 2008

Quebec City’s military history and heritage

Since its establishment in 1608, Quebec City has had a significant military vocation, though it began modestly enough. By the time the Kirke brothers from England successfully laid siege...

Larry Ostola
1 juillet 2008

Le Saint-Laurent : un fleuve millénaire

Comme plusieurs, j’ai parfois tenté d’imaginer l’importance qu’a pu avoir le Saint-Laurent pour les peuples amérindiens vivant ici avant l’arrivée des premiers Européens ainsi que pour ses derniers par...

Marc Hudon
1 juillet 2008

The case for universal French instruction

In March 2008 the Department of Education in New Brunswick announced sweeping changes to the public education system affecting French second-language edu- cation for all anglophone students in the...

J. Douglas Willms
1 juillet 2008

Whence and whither? Shared public culture in Quebec

Recently the notion of ”œculture publique commune” (shared public culture) in Quebec has re-emerged in two very distinct and public contexts: the Bouchard–Taylor Commission (BTC) and in the ”œEthique...

Gary Caldwell
1 juillet 2008

La malédiction des ressources

Avec l’essence à 1,50$ le litre et Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador en plein boom économique, l’idée selon laquelle la possession de ressources naturelles convoitées puisse être un malheur peut sembler étonnante. C’est...