Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Fact of the Day: Quebec 1995 Vote

While the subject of Quebec staying or leaving Canada is still a major issue in the province, in 1995 Quebec voted on whether its citizens agreed on the issue or not. Quebec citizens were pretty much split on the issue. After a very large voter turnout, they had a "No" vote on whether to leave Canada pass by a just a small percentage. 

11 comments:

  1. They sure like to have fun bringing that up every now and then

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  2. Argh...this issue has been going on for far too long here. Cray cray!

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  3. Yup, it was a very close call. I voted in that referendum and remember the tension very well.

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  4. Everyone seems to want out of things these days. Greetings.

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  5. Hi! It's a very difficult issue. Thanks for your information.

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  6. The issue seems to be going away and I hope it goes away for good. I lived in Quebec for 2 years in the 60's . I like Quebecers and would not want to see them leave the country.

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  7. If I recall Charles De Gaulle caused a furore on his state
    visit to Quebec when he was President of France.
    "Vive Quebec" or some such statement - maybe with Libre for free!
    Colin

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  8. I hear California wants to vote on leaving the Union. I thought the Civil War resolved that issue.

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    1. I think "Turnip Top" might be the cause this time - ha ha!
      Colin

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