François Cardinal

François Cardinal

François Cardinal is Chief Editorial Writer for La Presse. Follow him on Twitter at @F_Cardinal.

Quand le 'Bye Bye' Éloigne les Deux Solitudes

Quand le 'Bye Bye' Éloigne les Deux Solitudes

The French language article that follows, co-published with La Presse, has been adapted by the author from his January 17 Quillette essay, Why Quebec Isn’t Interested in Anglo Lectures About Cultural Appropriation. * * * “What does Quebec want?” La question a hanté le Canada pendant des décennies, particulièrement durant la période

François Cardinal
François Cardinal
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Why Quebec Isn't Interested in Anglo Lectures About Cultural Appropriation

Why Quebec Isn't Interested in Anglo Lectures About Cultural Appropriation

What does Quebec want? It’s a question that has haunted the rest of Canada for decades—beginning with the birth of modern Québécois nationalism in the 1960s. The country’s English-speaking population has long endeavoured to understand Quebec’s “distinct society,” to solve the mystery of those peculiar Francophones

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François Cardinal
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