Political life in Quebec has for some time been dominated by French-speaking Canadians. I forgot my password. ConstructConnect — CanaData. Thank you for your feedback. A unicameral legislature, the National Assembly , is the equivalent of the legislative institutions of other Canadian provinces; its appointed upper chamber was abolished in 1968.
Prior to the 1970s, the vast majority of Jewish, Italian, and other immigrant parents opted to send their children to the English-language schools so as to enhance their job opportunities. It is a constitutional republic consisting….
In response to this development, the government adopted language laws in the 1970s that streamed children of immigrants into French-language schools. The rest of Canada has, too. Previous page Introduction.
Edit Mode. The federal money has already become a hot political issue in advance of the Quebec provincial election, scheduled for just one week after the federal budget.
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But this week, with his popularity plummeting in the polls, he reached out to the union vote, accepting the endorsement of the Quebec Federation of Labour, the province's most powerful trade union. And that's coming. The daycare system is credited with helping drive Quebec's eight per cent jump in the birth rate in 2006, the first sizable increase in decades.
In fact, if anything, eight per cent wouldn't mind working and earning even less, thank you very much. Not a moment too soon. Article published May 10, 2007; last modified December 05, 2013. This time he was prepared, with police, private security personnel and muzzled guard dogs at the ready.
Enrollment in the new system of French-language regional high schools expanded dramatically, often exceeding the availability of facilities and teachers. Lawrence Seaway, which allows ships to travel more than 2,300 miles 3,700 km from the North Atlantic to the ports of the Great Lakes, Montreal is both a major inland port and an important ocean port.
Taking a closer look at the composition of the solid increase in headline employment, over the past year full-time hiring in the province is up by 150K, more than offsetting a 65k drop in part-time employment. Agriculture, forestry, and fishing The concentration of population in the southern part of Quebec developed in response to the fine level soils of the lowlands and the undulating moraine-covered plateaus of the Appalachian region. The Ministry of Education was abolished in 1875 because the Roman Catholic Church feared that politicians would use it to intervene in education, a jurisdiction which church leaders considered their own.