Canada: True North, Part 3: A Song for Quebec

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Canada: True North, Part 3: A Song for Quebec

  • 1988 ----- color ----- 59 min ----- vhs
  • Montreal, Quebec, is the largest French-speaking city in the world outside of Paris. Until World War II, the English minority in Quebec controlled government and business and English was the official language. After WWII, a movement to make Quebec politically separate from the rest of Canada gathered force. Traces the history of the Separatist Movement through the lives and activities of Pauline Julien, a singer, and Gerald Godin, a poet, journalist and politician, two people passionately involved in the efforts to make Quebec independent.
  • Topics: (Canadian Studies, History: Canadian, Political Science: Canadian)