“Unabashed Nationalist” Politician Demands More Control Over Immigration, Cultural Preservation
Quebec Premier François Legault is demanding more control over “immigration, language, and tax collection” in his province, and “pushing hard for more power on an agenda of cultural preservation for Quebec’s francophone majority,” according to The Globe and Mail.
Legault, a “former separatist” and “unabashed nationalist,” also recently ordered federal officials to refrain “forever” from interfering in court cases involving Quebec’s ban on wearing ‘religious symbols’ in select public sector positions.
“Quebec is a distinct nation, free to make its own choices in areas linked to its existence,” Legault said. “I want the federal parties to commit to respecting Quebec’s