& Other Quebec Curios
Column about Quebec history and law.
Long before Canada had its maple leaf flag, there was Montreal’s. At the same time as Maurice Duplessis was thinking of a provincial flag, the island of Montreal beat him [read on]
The Olympic Stadium: a giant, donut-shaped building. That’s about it, right? In a word, non. Envisioned by French architect Roger Taillibert, featuring a retractable roof [read on]
On the tails of the (not so) little history of Quebec law comes a strange anecdote about those Americans. The Americans, revolutionary in more than a few ways, were griping [read on]
It’s Cartier’s fault, of course. Or maybe Champlain. Whether you count the discoverer or the first colony builder/explorer, it is partly their fault that Quebec has two [read on]
Some people like to forget it, but Quebec still follows Canadian laws. The Criminal Code is no exception. This massive monstrosity is (badly) organised into twenty-eight [read on]
It is not surprising that many of our Quebec premiers have been extremely accomplished in their respective domains of work. Premiers have come from diverse backgrounds, such [read on]