French Canadian


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French Canadian

1. a Canadian citizen whose native language is French
2. of or relating to French Canadians or their language
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In this ideological climate many French Canadian workers responded readily to clerically supported attempts to emphasize traditionalist "corporatist," rather than "progressive," opposition to capitalist exploitation.
The French Canadians who followed the lumber industry to the Saginaw Valley were confident in their skills and easily integrated into that industry as well as the sociopolitical framework of the valley.
In the 1830s, this pattern was already threatened by the over-population of the seigneuries, which forced the French Canadian settlers, who combined agriculture and seasonal work in the forest with other activities, to move east, north and, particularly westward through the Eastern Townships where they had a majority before 1890, and then toward eastern Ontario, western Quebec and northern Ontario.
Acadian and French Canadian immigrants also shared a similar mentalite in their relative lack of normative contemporary labour attributes such as the sub-culture of craft work, trade-oriented unionism, and urban political "machine" building.
During the first two decades of the 20th century, the proportion of French Canadians within the city's foreign-born and foreign-parent population remained constantly over one-quarter (or about 24,000).
Eventually, he persuades the French Canadian nurse who is looking after him in Tuscany to give him a drug overdose while she reads to him from Herodotus.
Yet, English Canada is not considered the protected reserve of a particular people, while Ottawa explicitly recognises Quebec as the home of the French Canadian "nation".
1) Its success depended largely on the French Canadian immigrant labourers employed to cut and drive logs.
The remaining seven essays, by Michel Ducharme, Michel Bock, David Meren, Alexis Lachaine, Brian Young, Nicole Leatby, and Jocelyn Letourneau, cover the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the twenty-first, concentrating on French Canadian analyses of the 1759 event.
Settlers Green Outlet Village in North Conway has experienced the benefits of catering to French Canadian tourists, says Dot Seybold, general manager of OVP Management, which manages the shopping mall.
When I saw that Lady Gaga had French Canadian ancestry, I thought there might be something there," he added