CANADA: Quebec: Not Doomsday, But a Shock

Honking auto convoys coursed through the streets of Montreal last week, blaring a cacophonous chorus of triumph. At the city's temple of ice hockey, the Forum, 16,000 fans had louder cheers for news of the election results than for goals scored by their beloved Canadiens. At Paul Sauvé Arena in the city's Francophone North End, 6,000 supporters of the Parti Québécois wept, cheered and sang "Tomorrow belongs to us ..." as Péquiste Party Leader René Lévesque, 54, appeared to claim victory. In an extraordinary election that could affect Canada's future as a...

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