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Canada: Quebecers remember 1837 rebellion with Montreal march01:47

Canada: Quebecers remember 1837 rebellion with Montreal march

Canada, Montreal
May 23, 2017 at 02:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

Quebecers gathered in Montreal's Place du Canada, Monday, to commemorate the Lower Canada Rebellion, that Patriotes fought against the English crown in 1837. The event was organised by the network the Cap sur L'Independance.

The group has publicly decried all xenophobic, racist rhetoric related to Quebec nationalism, with one protester, Norman Murray said "Don't throw the sorry excuse of "racism" at me, when we're just trying to protect our cultural identity and our land. Those people should know that when you're living in Morocco, you live like Moroccans."

The march passed by a small rally which was held to raise awareness to the plight of Rohingya muslims in Myanmar. The two groups of protesters exchanged pleasantries as the march passed.

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Quebecers gathered in Montreal's Place du Canada, Monday, to commemorate the Lower Canada Rebellion, that Patriotes fought against the English crown in 1837. The event was organised by the network the Cap sur L'Independance.

The group has publicly decried all xenophobic, racist rhetoric related to Quebec nationalism, with one protester, Norman Murray said "Don't throw the sorry excuse of "racism" at me, when we're just trying to protect our cultural identity and our land. Those people should know that when you're living in Morocco, you live like Moroccans."

The march passed by a small rally which was held to raise awareness to the plight of Rohingya muslims in Myanmar. The two groups of protesters exchanged pleasantries as the march passed.

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