Title

Quebec doesn’t need a new Charter. It got a perfectly good one in 1975

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

9-19-2013

Abstract

Employment Minister Jason Kenney’s characterization of the proposed Charter of Quebec Values as “Monty Python-esque” was more perceptive than he probably imagined. Faced with this proposal, one is reminded of the scene in Monty Python and the Holy Grail in which King Arthur and his knights encounter a group of French soldiers occupying a castle. King Arthur extends an invitation for their leader to join the quest for the holy grail, but one soldier responds: “Well, I’ll ask him but I don’t think he’ll be very keen. He’s already got one, you see.”

Publication Title

The Globe and Mail