Breaking: Six years ago, Alexandre Boulerice questioned purpose of World War I - Macleans.ca

Breaking: Six years ago, Alexandre Boulerice questioned purpose of World War I

While we’re at it, let’s refight the Conscription Crisis

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Sun News reports that six years ago NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice wrote a blog post that expressed doubts about World War I. Steven Blaney, Peter MacKay and Christian Paradis are profoundly saddened.

Here is the blog post in question. The Journal de Montreal, part of the same company as Sun News, noted Mr. Boulerice’s comments in June 2011.

If Mr. Boulerice does indeed oppose World War I, he would join the likes of Pope Benedict XV, Bertrand Russell, Helen Keller and Henry Ford in opposition. In Canada, World War I also precipitated the Conscription Crisis of 1917.