Who's Afraid of Demergers?: The Straight Goods on Quebec's Megacities

Who's Afraid of Demergers?: The Straight Goods on Quebec's Megacities

by Henry Aubin

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Overview


This provocative guide chronicles the fallout after the demerger vote that realigned Quebec into five megacities and ignited fiery protests across Canada. Written by an experienced local journalist, this work sheds light on a tempestuous moment in Canadian history by analyzing the false premises and baseless fear-mongering that underlie the case for saving megacities, the unabashed war on democracy by mayors trying to hang on to their new empires, and how citizens fighting to reclaim their former towns are injecting new life into languishing democratic traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550651850
Publisher: Vehicule Press
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Henry Aubin is a regional affairs columnist for the Montreal Gazette and a recipient of the National Newspaper Award in 2000. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

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