The Bloc Québécois, on the coattails of the CAQ

Over the past half-century, and even more so since the arrival of the Bloc Québécois at the House of Commons in the early 1990s, politics in Quebec has been fractured along the "Question nationale" - on one side those who either want more autonomy or even outright separation from Canada, and on the other those either content with the status quo and/or for a Canadian national unity that includes Quebec. François Legault's CAQ victory in the 2018 Quebec provincial election at first appeared to be a clean break from those divisions that monopolized Quebec politics since the Quiet Revolution.

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Philippe J. Fournier is the creator of Qc125 and 338Canada. He teaches physics and astronomy at Cégep de Saint-Laurent in Montreal. For information or media request, please write to

Philippe J. Fournier est le créateur de Qc125 et 338Canada. Il est professeur de physique et d'astronomie au Cégep de Saint-Laurent à Montréal. Pour toute information ou pour une demande d'entrevue médiatique, écrivez à