Saint Jean Baptiste: Quebec’s National Holiday

Yesterday’s post might have pushed this one back, but there’s not much that can keep Quebec under the hood for long. In fact, it’s almost more apropos than ever in light of recent politics: June 24th is our provincial celebration that is fuelled by the Québécois fires of independence. Not that we are independent (to the dismay … More Saint Jean Baptiste: Quebec’s National Holiday

Brexit

Originally I’d planned for today’s post to be a joyful cultural exploration of one of my favourite Quebec holidays taking place every June 24th – St Jean Baptiste – but certain international circumstances rather take precedence. Brexit. The first time I heard the term used to start describing the referendum was only a week or … More Brexit