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Issue 19 Articles

Inroads 19 takes us back to Pour un Québec lucide, the work of 12 prominent Quebeckers. It gave rise to a profound public debate: opposition centered on a counter-manifesto Pour un Québec solidaire signed by 35 left wing intellectuals and activists, a shortened version of which is found in the issue. In addition, we hear from two prominent authors of Pour un Québec lucide. André Pratte is editor of La Presse and a leading federalist spokesman in Quebec, while Joseph Facal is a former PQ cabinet member under Bernard Landry and Lucien Bouchard. Pratte gives us insight into how the group was formed, and how it reconciled the different concerns of its members.




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Chasing after the mad heart of the hatter

A lament for This is Wonderland [Issue 19, 2006]
by Ariane Blackman


A society in search of itself

Reactions to Quebec’s “Lucide” manifesto [Issue 19, 2006]
by Joseph Facal



Arriving at a clear-eyed vision of Quebec

"We are concerned.” So begins a nine-page document that attracted a good deal of attention last fall in Quebec. [Issue 19, 2006]
by André Pratte

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Brand Canada

The brand state and the decline of the Liberal Party [Issue 19, 2006]
by Richard Nimijean


Canadians Elect A New Government

Ottawa is worth a Mass

Stephen Harper’s rise to power [Issue 19, 2006]
by Tom Flanagan

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Mothers’ milk and babies’ blood

Hunger and HIV in Malawi [Issue 19, 2006]
by Betsy Trumpener



Free education – and then what?

Two NGOs try to cope with eastern Africa’s overcrowded schools [Issue 19, 2006]
by Don Cayo


Integrating high school dropouts

The experience of Quebec’s CFER work/study program [Issue 19, 2006]
by Nadia Rousseau


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The child care debate

Dealing honestly with some fraught questions [Issue 19, 2006]
by John Richards

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A new era of materialism?

Canadian public opinion and the environment [Issue 19, 2006]
by Christopher Adams