Canada at War: QUEBEC: The Senator Speaks Up

A French Canadian last week said some things that French Canadians seldom hear and never like to hear. He soon had all French Canada about his ears.

In Ottawa's plush red Senate chamber. Télésphore Damien Bouchard rose to make his maiden speech as a Senator from Quebec Province. His explosive subject: the not-so-latent hostility between French Quebec and the rest of Canada. Said he: "I still believe that a large majority of my compatriots love Canada as it is, constitutionally and otherwise, and do not want any change in their allegiance. . ....

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