ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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CANADA-Quebec Separatism Is Not Dead

which period elections were to be held in the country for a government for entire Vietnam, according to the Geneva Agreements. But the Vietnamese people were betrayed. The US sent Ngo Dinh Diem to Saigon, helped him established a dictatorship there and flagrantly violated the Geneva Agreements by not allowing the elections to be held. Thus the very temporary division of Vietnam was perpetuated and the southern half was turned into a new kind of colony of the US. Later, the US intervened directly and the Vietnamese patriots had to fight for over 20 years to completely liberate and reunify their THE November 15th elections in Quebec was described even before they were held by the news media as the "most important" in Canadian history; and so they have proved to be, with the Parti Quebecois, led by Rene Levesque and committed to an independent Quebec winning a thumping victory. It is however being said that the results cannot be taken to mean the end of Canada as a federation, or the birth of a free Quebec; and even Rene Levesque has said that he is in no great hurry. The immediate message of the election results, as a leader of Francophones outside Quebec put it, is that the Frenchwill not tolerate being ignored any more in Canada. For over a century the French in Canada had grumbled and complained but had not expressed themselves so strongly.

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