The House of Commons is profoundly sad at Maclean’s

by Aaron Wherry

This evening the House of Commons unanimously passed a motion censuring expressing its profound sadness at this magazine. The following is the submitted text of that motion.

That this House, while recognizing the importance of vigorous debate on subjects of public interest, expresses its profound sadness at the prejudice displayed and the stereotypes employed by Maclean’s Magazine to denigrate the Quebec nation, its history and its institutions.

Independent MP Andre Arthur reportedly objected to the motion, then left the chamber, allowing the motion to be re-introduced and passed.




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