Garneau Compares Separatism To War In Iraq

Posted on Saturday, January 07 at 15:38 by Anonymous
He said he is confident that Quebeckers will never take the path toward sovereignty, but added he would leave the province if it happened. "Unless you tell me that one could live as a Canadian citizen in a sovereign Quebec . . . I haven't imagined that scenario so far," he said. He said sovereignty would cause "chaos for at least a generation," saying that the standard of living in Canada and in Quebec would "sink." "I think that when you say you're a sovereigntist you have to think it through. I don't think a lot of Quebeckers have thought it through. If they did they'd realize that what they really want to do is to stay in Canada because it is a much better arrangement for them." [Proofreader's note: this article was edited for spelling and typos on January 9, 2006]

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