After Free Trade and Meech Lake: Quoi de neuf?

Gilles Breton, Jane Jenson

Abstract


Ironies abound. A half-decade crusade by the Tories to bring Quebec back into the 'constitutional family' has mobilised a majority of Quebecois to support fundamental
change in federalism. Thus, ten years after the Parti Quebecois referendum loss, the issue of sovereignty association is back on the table. Twenty-five years after the federalists from Quebec (Trudeau and company) went to Ottawa to combat the notion of two nations by creating a 'federal society', we now face the possibility of having both two nations and vastly decentralised federalism.

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Studies in Political Economy:
Online ISSN 1918-7033
Print ISSN 0707-8552