Tag Archives: Quebec

The Church Gave Explorers a Legal Justification in 1452:

The Doctrine of Discovery Yesterday, during Pope Francis’ public mass in Quebec, a banner was raised in silent protest. So, here’s the question: if the Pope rescinds the Doctrine of Discovery (effectively taking away the authority to conquer lands and … Continue reading

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Con-Federation: Canada and Its Provinces

Our True North, Strong and Free (to fight with the rest) National character is a very potent force when it comes to motivating individuals to join together. Regional character does the opposite. However, when it comes finding a common enemy, … Continue reading

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Hockey: Taken Seriously Here in Canada

The Richard Riot of March 17, 1955 I started watching the National Hockey League games in 1958, so I wouldn’t have directly known about this ‘uprising’ at the Montreal Forum. But I was well aware of who Maurice Richard was: … Continue reading

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