Debate over Quebec sovereignty irrelevant: poll -

Debate over Quebec sovereignty irrelevant: poll

30 years after the first Quebec sovereignty referendum, most Quebecers consider the debate over


Sovereignty’s dead. Again. Three decades after Quebec’s first referendum, it seems the question of whether Quebec should stay or go has lost it’s heart-clenching urgency in the province itself. According to a recent poll, 58 percent of the province believes the issue is settled, with only 14 percent of Quebecers believe the province will be a république in the next 30 years. Tellingly, though, the support for sovereignty hovers at 40 percent–which is sounding more and more like wishful thinking.

Montreal Gazette

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