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Marc-Olivier Bherer

13 May 2011

Maurice Richard, the Canadiens, the Nordiques, and Mario Lemieux all helped establish their province’s distinctive tradition. They also have shown that Quebeckers can be ambitious and daring, that they are not the dispossessed people of “Canadien Errant,” or “Lost Canadian,” Antoine Gérin-Lajoie’s famous poem. Through hockey, Quebeckers have been able to demonstrate that they truly belong to the continent. More…