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Contemporary Quebec in Cartoons
Drawn from the collections, this selection of approximately 250 cartoons takes a humorous look at Quebec politics from the 1960s through to the present. The images are primarily the work of cartoonists John Collins (1917- ), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (1942- ), Serge Chapleau (1945- ) and Éric Godin (1964- ), all of whom are current or former employees of Montreal newspapers.
- Nationalization of electricity and other events or debates linked to the Quiet Revolution (1960-1966);
- Referendums (1980, 1992 and 1995), repatriation of the Constitution (1982), and Meech Lake Accord (1988);
- Quebec-Canada relations and Quebec nationalism;
- Portraits of federal, provincial and municipal politicians.
Happy Canada Day! Joyeux Canada Jour !
1994, 20th century
René Lévesque, Boxer
Aislin (alias Terry Mosher)
October 20, 1979, 20th century
1964, 20th century