stock quebecers: If the holiday expressed any degree of nationalism, it was of an insular and defensive sort, according to Rabble. Then, starting in the 1960s, the day became at once more secular and more overtly political and nationalistic. Originally, la F te promoted Quebec's notional Roman Catholic identity. Celebrations, which almost always included many of Quebec's leading musical stars, often spoke openly to the aspiration for an independent Quebec state. Its definition of Qu b cois has expanded to include not only Qu b cois de vieille souche old stock Quebecers but everyone who is part of Quebec's diverse society, regardless of religion or ethnic origin. Since the 1960s the holiday has become more and more inclusive. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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