Franco-Albertan Quiet Revolution

In the 1960s, French-Canadians were affirming a new political, economic and cultural autonomy. Quebec in particular affirmed a nationalist vision under the slogan “Maitres chez nous” or “Masters of our own house.” The federal government responded with the launch of a commission on bilingualism and biculturalism in order to study the relations between Canada’s two official languages: English and French. In Alberta: a wind filled the sails of education and politics.

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