Holy pommes frites, Batman! Whoda thunk it?
The Montreal Gazette reports that Quebec wants immigrants to be committed to cultural assimilation. Hmm, where have I heard that before?
For those who don’t know the history, part of the deal to bring a Canadian Constitution “home” from Britain in 1982 was that Quebec could have its own immigration controls, among other concessions. Most notable phrase: the “notwithstanding clause“, hammered out at Meech Lake, Quebec in 1982.
While Ontario considers making sharia (the Islamic legal code) applicable to family matters, Quebec says “Hell no!”.
Somebody remind Ontario: Where is it again that women need the most protection? At home? From “significant others”? Unbelievable.
States rights makes a comeback north of 49? Vive la Quebec Libre!
Never thought I’d say that.