Tag Archives: Quebec

Cartoon of Quebec’s Little Boy

Duncan Macpherson for the Toronto Star, in Behind the Jester’s Mask: Canadian editorial cartoons about dominant and minority groups 1960-1979 by Raymond N. Morris (page 68) “Madame Quebec’s Wild Boy,” Grip, 12 August 1882, in A Caricature History of Canadian Politics, Volume 2 by John Wilson … Continue reading

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Quebed

“Turn out the lights and go to sleep Lucien, you can catch the mouse in the morning…” by John Larter, Calgary Sun, 2 March 1996 “Nine Premiers Consult on How to Woo Quebec,” by Serge Chapleau, 1997 Graeme MacKay, Hamilton Spectator, 5 … Continue reading

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Shaking Down the Provinces

Ah, the enduring East versus West debate in Canada: So which is it? Quebec as the strapping bully (with Ottawa, of Newfoundland) or the bullied (by Western Canada)?

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Hats off (and on)

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Things to do / see / eat in Montreal and Quebec City

Sometimes people email me and they are like “HEY I AM GOING TO QUEBEC” and I am like “AWESOME” and then I type them up an email of everything I think they should do. From now on, I’ll just send them … Continue reading

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Swipes #38: Eeek!

Are the anglos the problem, or the separatists?   Or should everyone just take a Valium?

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Swipes #37: Bang the Drum Loudly (The Drum is Quebec Separatism)

Maybe you’d think that this trope would get tiresome for cartoonists, or that the drummers would eventually get bored and change their tune. (Images link to sources.) Well, apparently not. Keep on keepin’ on, little drummer boy(s). UPDATE: John Collins, … Continue reading

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Swipes #36: Rubix Cubix

Garnotte, “Le Bloc québécois avant Daniel Paillé…” Le Devoir, 17 December 2013 Edd Uluschak, Edmonton Journal, 1981 (in Terry Mosher’s Caricature Cartoon Canada) Serge Chapleau, “Le bloc québécois!” 1992 Osama Hajjaj, “Peace Rubiks Cube,” 16 May 2012

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Swipes: The Labrador-Quebec Border

Just learned about this (ongoing!) border dispute between the areas known as Labrador and Quebec. Here it is in map form: You’ll notice that straight line between Quebec and Labrador: But then Wikipedia tells us: Line A (in red) is … Continue reading

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Quebec Carto-Caricatures (launch)

Just a quick note to inform you that, being of potentially unsound mind, I’ve shared my collection of Quebec cartoons over at a new blog called “Québec Carto-Caricatures.” It includes both symbolic (for example, a dog labelled “Quebec”) and cartographic … Continue reading

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