Sunday, February 15, 2009

Controversial Re-Enactment Cancelled, Reports Say

From CTV:

There are reports organizers of the planned summer re-enactment of the 1759 battle on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City have decided against going ahead with the event because of the potential for violent conflict between federalists and sovereignists.

According to the "Journal de Quebec", sources involved in making the decision said the event has been cancelled, due to strong opposition and a series of serious threats from extremists. The newspaper said organizers did not want to put people's "lives or physical integrity" in danger.

Read more ....

My Comment: It is too bad that these events are going to be canceled. Caving in to extremists whose numbers are negligible is a sad day for democracy in Quebec.

No comments: