The failure of the May 1980 Quebec referendum on sovereignty and the ratification in 1982 of a Canadian constitution, over Quebec's vehement objection but with the acquiescence of all other provinces, would appear to indicate that the likelihood of Quebec's independence has been sharply reduced, if not eliminated. Not so, is the considered judgment
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Also of Interest -- Foreword -- Introduction -- U.S.-Quebec Economic Relations: Some Interactions Between Trade and Investment -- U.S. Perceptions of Investment Opportunities and Risks in Quebec -- Trade Union Relations -- Population Exchanges Between Quebec and the United States over the Last Two Decades -- Environmental Issues -- American Cultural Influence in Quebec: A One-Way Mirror -- A Return to Roots? Quebec in Louisiana -- Franco-Americans and Quebec: Linkages and Potential in the Northeast -- How America Sees Quebec -- Quebec Nonfrancophones and the United States -- Quebec’s Policies Toward the United States -- American Perceptions of Quebec -- Conclusions and Recommendations
Alfred Olivier Hero, Jr., is Claude T. Bissell Professor of Canadian-American Relations, University of Toronto. Marcel Daneau is director of the Centre Québécois des Relations Internationales and professor of economics at Université Laval.