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You Want to Leave Canada?

21 Oct
Français : Honoré Mercier, monument près de l'...

Honoré Mercier, monument (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On October 21, 1887, Premieres met at Quebec to discuss grievances against the federal government. Premier Honore Mercier of Quebec mentioned the possibility of his province’s leaving Confederation and becoming the “Laurentian State”.

You can buy a book by Paul Romney Getting it Wrong: How Canadians Forgot Their Past and Imperilled Confederation that discusses this and other events.

For more on Quebec Premier Honore Mercier, visit Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

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