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"Linguistic and Ethnic Factors in the French-Irish Catholic Relations in Ontario"

@inproceedings{Choquette2017LinguisticAE,
  title={"Linguistic and Ethnic Factors in the French-Irish Catholic Relations in Ontario"},
  author={Robert A. Choquette},
  year={2017}
}
Until the 1850’s, Francophones constituted a majori t y o f the Canadian population; since Confederation the reverse has been true, and increasingly so. The co n t inued growth of the French Canadian population was due almost exclusively to a phenomenally high birthrate to which immigration has added hardly at all. It was in this context, then , t h a t t he scarcity of arable land in Quebec’s Saint Lawrence river valley coupled with the density of the area’s population and periodic economic… Expand
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