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2011-12-15 16:30:17

Smoldering since the Quiet Revolution? Concordia study traces how politicians and media have pitted immigrants against “Québécois values.” It seems history has once again repeated itself. The recent introduction of a ℠statement of values´ by one of Quebec´s biggest cities, Gatineau, harkens back to the 2007 outbreak of race anxiety when the village of Hérouxville drafted its own code of conduct for newcomers. The...

2011-02-23 15:42:00

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mathew Jacobson, manager of Pew Environment Group's International Boreal Conservation Campaign in Quebec, issued the following statement today in reaction to Premier Jean Charest's comments on Plan Nord, the province's initiative for the northern boreal. "We are pleased that Mr. Charest reaffirmed a steadfast course for Quebec's future, and has embarked upon a bold new model for conservation of the boreal forest. It is our hope that...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.