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  1. Many federalists oppose the Quebec sovereignty movement for economic and political reasons but many also oppose sovereignty on other grounds. For example, since the 1995 referendum, in regards to the declaration of Jacques Parizeau who blamed the loss on " money and ethnic votes ", many federalists considered the sovereignty movement as an expression of ethnic nationalism .

  2. The Native people of Canada publicly announced that they did not support a Quebeçois secession from Canada. Ninety percent of Native peoples voted against secession in October 1995, and Ghislain Picard, chief of the Assembly of First Nations for Quebec and Labrador, stated that ten Indian nations plus the Inuit (Eskimo) lay claim to more than half of Quebec's 1.5 million square kilometers.

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  4. Oct 10, 2000 · A fervent Canadian nationalist. Trudeau is often described as an opponent of nationalism. In fact he counterposed to Quebec nationalism a fervent Canadian nationalism—a political viewpoint that ...

  5. Mar 19, 2015 · Canada; Opponents jump on Parti Québécois leadership hopeful Pierre Karl Péladeau's immigration comments ... that the 1995 sovereignty referendum was lost due to “money and ethnic votes ...

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    The goal of all economic and political nationalists has been the creation and then maintenance of Canadian sovereignty. During Canada's colonial past there were various movements in both Upper Canada (present day Ontario) and Lower Canada (present day Quebec) to achieve independence from the British Empire. These culminated in the failed Rebellions of 1837. These movements had republican and pro-American tendencies and many of the rebels fled to the United States following the failure of the rebellion. Afterwards Canadian patriots began focusing on self-government and political reform within the British Empire. This was a cause championed by early Liberals such as the Reform Party and the Clear Grits, while Canada's early Conservatives, supported by loyalist institutions and big business, supported stronger links to Britain. Following the achievement of constitutional independence in 1867 (Confederation) both of Canada's main parties followed separate nationalistic themes. The early...


    1. Centre-left to left-wing 1.1. Canadian Action Party 1.2. The Council of Canadians 2. Far-left 2.1. The Waffle — the former far-left faction of the New Democratic Party, purged by former leader David Lewisin the 1970s. 2.2. Ginger Group


    1. Centre-right to right-wing 1.1. Progressive Conservative Party of Canada — especially under John Diefenbaker, and with leadership candidate David Orchard 1.2. Progressive Canadian Party 1.3. People's Party of Canada 2. Far-right 2.1. National Unity Party — former fascist and national socialistparty banned in 1940 2.2. National Citizens Alliance— registered nationalist party 2.3. Nationalist Party of Canada — unregistered white nationalistparty 2.4. Canadian Nationalist Party— registered wh...

    Canadian government departments in charge of cultural nationalism

    1. Department of Canadian Heritage 2. Heritage Canada Foundation 3. Canada Council for the Arts

    Canadian nationalists

    1. Henri Bourassa 2. Sir George-Étienne Cartier 3. John Diefenbaker 4. George Grant 5. Sir Wilfrid Laurier 6. Sir John A. Macdonald 7. William Lyon Mackenzie 8. Louis Joseph Papineau 9. Pierre Trudeau

    Canadian anti-nationalists

    1. Alan Milliken Heisey Sr.

  6. Nov 28, 2006 · Opponents of the motion argue that, even though it is largely symbolic, the move represents an unnecessary foray into Canada's long-simmering constitutional feud. Gilles Duceppe, the leader of the Bloc Quebecois, said while they were a nation within Canada now, the province would become a nation and a sovereign country in the near future.

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