Competing nationalisms in Quebec: the aftermath of the elections

Commentary

Following the Parti Québécois’ narrow victory and the regretful shooting at the Metropolis, reactions were quick to appear in every newspaper and social media site in the country. Having shot one man dead and injured another, Richard Bain was heard yelling “Les Anglais se réveillent,” and it was to be expected that the story would take on a decidedly nationalist spin.