September 15, 2016 1 min to read

Québec was colonized by France, Canada by England

Category : Differences, Main Articles, New France

From the very beginning, the people who initially formed Québec were very different from the people who colonized the rest of Canada. The ancestors of most of the Québecois arrived in Québec from France between 1608 and 1763. My direct paternal ancestor, for example, arrived in 1673, but 90 years later, the flow of French immigran...