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  1. Why Quebec is considered a distinct society?
  2. Multicultural society
  3. System of administration
  4. Unique laws unique to every province
  5. The laws that are uniformly implemented all through Canada

The idea behind the consideration of Quebec as a distinct state was brought up back in 1995 on the 27th of November when the then Prime Minister Jean Chretien expressed his desire to introduce to the House of Commons a motion which if adopted would mean that Quebec was to stand as a distinct state in Canada. This was something which the Prime Minister wished to do in an effort to accomplish the given expectations he had set as part of the last phase before the referendum campaigns of 1995. There is so much as happened since the time of the division of the province of Quebec which was very much the source of most of the reasons behind the calls for consideration of Quebec province as a distinct society (Dunn, 18).

[...] Quebec is not the only distinct society in Canada at the sub national Level? There is also Newfoundland and New Brunswick Multicultural society It is not only in Quebec where there are multicultural systems of life because the other provinces also do have the same as well. This means that the consideration of Quebec as a unique or rather distinct society based on this may be as some put it farfetched. This however did not last for so long as with time there were squabbles mostly fighting that resulted to tensions in the colony between the French and the English. [...]


[...] Consequently this has also over the years had very significant impact on the administrative and political alignment and developments. The section 94 of the Quebec law also recognized Quebec as a distinct entity and this is highlighted by some clauses such as the one that recognizes the uniformity in terms of civil and property rights of all the provinces of Canada with an exception of Quebec. This is a clear pointer to the monotony enjoyed by the province of Quebec as special and unique entity. [...]


[...] A practical guide to the 1995 Quebec referendum, Dialogue Canada Webber G. Independence for Scotland: An Overview of Canadian Experience?, UK Constitutional Law Group February 2012 Yale F. & Durand C. What did Quebeckers Want? [...]


[...] This is something that led to the proposals such as the division of Quebec into the upper and the Lower Canada something that was done through a constitutional act of the year 1791. This is something that saw to it that the upper section of Canada was managed under the freehold land tenure as well as the common law while the Lower Canada was managed under the seigneurial system and civil law of the French while the freedom and independence of the Catholic Church was upheld as well (Majzub, 81). [...]

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