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memory almost full: “je me souviens”

Je Me Souviens! Its on the license plate. And it mean I remember. I remember what happened on the Plains of Abraham. The crushing defeat of 1759 that gave England and the English language hegemony in the New World. But … Continue reading

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speak white: liberty is a black word

Speak white. National Patriots Day coincides with Victoria Day. But, the juxtaposition is a bit peculiar, since it honors the rebellion against the British in 1837… Quebec has always been a case study in the sometimes jarring contradictions between form … Continue reading

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