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23 August 2000

Tentative de créer un Ministère de l'Instruction publique / Attempt to create a Ministry of Education, 1897-1898

Comment by Le Soleil on the Liberal Educational Programme [1897]

"One must admit that to all enlightented individuals and supporters of progress these four points are the necessary bases for the future system [of education].

Source: Le Soleil [newspaper of Quebec City and controlled by the Liberal Party], as cited by Louis Philippe Audet, "Le projet de ministère de l'instruction publique en 1897", in Mémoires de la société royale du Canada, Vol. 1, fourth series, June 1963, pp. 133-161, p. 135.

© For the translation, 2000 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College