Category Archives: Québécois

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FRENCH IN QUÉBEC AND FRANCE

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FRENCH IN QUÉBEC AND FRANCE It can be said that Metropolitan (or Standard European) and Québec (or Canadian) French, while both rooted in early modern Classical French, are two completely distinct varieties of French. While even a … Continue reading

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“Je me souviens-I remember / Je me souviens”

“Je me souviens-I remember The origin story begins in 1883 when the architect Eugène-Etienne Taché was designing his plans for the Palais législatif du Québec (the modern-day Assemblée Nationale). At the main entrance of the parliament, he had “Je me … Continue reading

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” we are quebecers” / “Nous sommes des Québécois”

” we are quebecers” What it means first and above all, and if necessary exclusively, is that we are attached to this one corner of the world where we can be fully ourselves, this quebec that, we feel it well, … Continue reading

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Acadia

  Arcadian Flag In the year 1636, the only surviving passenger list of people going to Acadia is from this era comes from the ship of St. Jehan, which left France on April 1, 1636 The records of the admiralty … Continue reading

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