Here we go again I am afraid. As we edge closer to the October 1st election, the baying of the ethnic nationalists in Quebec will only grow louder. Identity politics is ugly. We’ve been down this road before with the PQ’s Charter of Values. It smacks of nativism.Read More
Author: Barry Wilson
Well we may finally see some common sense from the new folks at city hall. But we will see have to wait and see if we are just being played. Project Montreal did a flip flop which may turn into a belly flop over the closing -or better put- the amputation of the road over our mountain.Read More
If you compare Montreal to many North America cities, one thing always stands out.
We have a fabulous downtown. It is alive and vital. And Sainte-Catherine street is our crown jewel. But I wonder if the new administration at City Hall is putting political ideology ahead of of what is truly in the best interests of all Montrealers.
The idea to turn Ste Catherine into a one lane street is the dumbest idea I have heard since the one to close the road over the mountain. But more on that later.
It was like feeding time at the zoo.
If you haven’t been following our latest language tussles , then you are probably with the vast majority of Quebecers. But it is worth pointing out that the language wolf is always at the door.
On French TV, we were called crybabies and pampered and spoiled. We are told we should happy because we have so much, like hospitals and universities – ones we built i might add.
Now, where were we before we were so “rudely” interrupted? We have a lot to talk about. With a Quebec election inching closer by the day, the Liberals are getting a little antsy. The CAQ is leading in the polls, despite a Quebec economy that is on fire.
Premier Couillard will face an uphill battle. Like everyone else he knows that its almost impossible to fight a desire for change.