Tag: quebec

Quebec’s denial of systemic racism impedes progress

On March 17, La Presse reported that a Saint-Eustache hospital had posted job placements for “white only” personal attendants. According to the hospital, a “difficult” patient that refused treatment by non-white individuals, prompted officials to search for a white orderly to cater to the patient’s preferences. Such discriminatory job postings […]

MISC panel reviews Quebec’s landmark 1995 independence referendum

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) hosted an online panel titled The Quebec Referendum, 25 years later on Oct. 29. The discussion, moderated by Canada’s Commissioner of Official Languages and former McGill visiting lecturer, Graham Fraser, featured four speakers: Louise Beaudoin and Éric Bédard, who supported Quebec’s separation […]