Montreal Simon: The Confessions of a Quebec Anglophone

The other night I wrote about how shocked I was by the senseless act of cowardly violence that stole the life of poor Denis Blanchette. And how stunned I was to see his deranged killer scream "The English are rising!!!"  As if he was acting in our name, as if we the Anglos of Quebec ...

Montreal Simon: The Quebec Shooting and the Hatred that Kills

For a Montrealer like me, who lives and plays happily in both solitudes, and is always trying to bring Quebecers and Canadians together, it was the ultimate nightmare. An old Anglo, in a balaclava …. and a bathrobe … screaming "The English are rising up!!! There's going to be fucking payback !!!" After killing a ...