Tag Archive for: The Montreal Gazette

Faced with poll showing COVID-19 fears among English speakers, Legault blames media

A new poll shows that English speakers in Quebec are significantly more worried about COVID-19 than French speakers, and are almost twice as likely to wear a mask. Faced with these numbers on Wednesday, Legault lashed out at English-language media, saying at a press conference that the Montreal Gazette in particular “has a certain responsibility.” Read more

Majority of Quebecers want curriculum to include history of minorities

“Almost 80 per cent of Quebecers believe it is important to learn about the role of minorities in Quebec history, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday.”

Michelle Lalonde reports on a survey conducted by the QCGN and the Association for Canadian Studies. From this survey, which you can find a Powerpoint of the results here, almost 80 per cent of Quebecers believe it is important to learn about the role of minorities in Quebec history. Jack Jedwab comments on the survey and about the nationalist focus taken by the new history curriculum. Eric Maldoff also commented the survey by discussing the role school boards have to intervene for a curriculum that reflects the lingustic minority of Quebec, amongst the minorities underrepresented.

Read the article in the Montreal Gazette