Ethnic Conflict: Quebec and Canada

The Cause, Nature, and Extent of Their Tension

The French Canadians that reside in Quebec always wanted to become autonomous, however, the Canadian government will not allow them to withdraw from their governance. If Quebec was to succeed from Canada, Canada would face a major loss of population, along with resources, industry, and power. Fighting Canada's grasp, Quebec's inhabitants are primarily French-speaking, where its Canadian counterparts are primarily English speakers. Though both are followers of Christianity, residents of Quebec are more than 80% Catholic, whereas the rest of Canada has less than 35% adherence