The Deepening Canadian Crisis Over Quebec

April 12, 1991 • Volume 1
By Mary H. Cooper


Less than a year after the failure of a plan to resolve Canada's longstanding constitutional crisis, Quebec has thrown down the gauntlet to the rest of Canada: Either give the French-speaking province greater autonomy, or Quebec will set its own course. Opinion polls now say that Quebeckers overwhelmingly favor some form of independence. At the same time, many English-speaking Canadians would rather see Quebec break away than give in to its demands. But others say there is still room for compromise.

ISSUE TRACKER for Related Reports
Oct. 06, 1995  Quebec Sovereignty
Apr. 12, 1991  The Deepening Canadian Crisis Over Quebec
May 11, 1990  Will Canada Fall Apart?
Mar. 08, 1985  Canada's Time of Change
Dec. 24, 1981  Canada's Political Conflicts
Nov. 04, 1977  Quebec Separatism
Nov. 05, 1976  Canadian-American Relations
Oct. 18, 1972  Canadian Nationalism
Dec. 09, 1970  Canada's Troubled Economy
Feb. 04, 1970  Canada's Changing Foreign Policy
Jun. 12, 1968  Canadian Unity
Oct. 07, 1964  Canadian Separatism
Jun. 06, 1962  Canadian Election
May 29, 1957  Relations with Canada
May 06, 1941  Canada's War Effort
Jul. 18, 1930  Canadian General Election, 1930
Aug. 10, 1929  Canada and the American Tariff
Sep. 21, 1926  Canadian Politics and the Imperial Conference
Regional Political Affairs: Canada