Quebec moving into the XXIst Century |

Quebec moving into the XXIst Century


A major constituent of Canada, Quebec is also a distinctive society with a more or less salient capacity to shape its own destiny. At the dawn of XXIst Century, challenges that Quebec is facing are numerous: the impact of globalization on its economy and society; the aging of its population; its declining importance in canadian politics; the vulnerability of French language, a central feature of Quebecois identity, in a continent (North America) and in a world decisively marked by English as Lingua franca. We would go on and on. How is Quebec addressing these issues in a context where uncertainty is a crucial variable in the equation of the future? And in this equation, what importance is Asia getting?

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Dr. Jocelyn Létourneau, Canada Research Chair, Quebec’s Contemporary History, Laval University (Quebec City, Canada)

Thursday, 12 April 2012
12.15 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.

Seminar Room 3-4
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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