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Quebec city's Parliament building, the site of the Place de l'Assembée-Nationale. (Tony Tremblay/iStockphoto)

Let Me Be Franc

A Look Back for Quebec City’s 400th


Today, there may be less of a sense of urgency about preserving Francophone culture, since younger adults have grown up during a time when the French language dominated the landscape.

This July, Quebec will celebrate its 400th anniversary with a diverse, cheering mix of Canadians in pursuit of yet another new identity.


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