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04-06-2008, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Turboflex View Post
Also the word "Canadien" used to be used how the word "Quebecois" is now, a direct reference to the French-Canadian people. I think seperatists pushed "Quebecois" (to create brand association with their "Parti Quebecois") and "Canadien" went out of style.
The primary reason why "canadiens" became "québécois" is because english-speaking citizens started to call themselves "canadians" (before that they were called loyalists).



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