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Old 04-08-2014, 03:02 AM   #6451
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I'm doing a happy dance about the results of the Quebec election Monday.
What was the election for?
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What was the election for?
It was to elect members to the National Assembly (that's the name of the Quebec parliament). Because it's a parliamentary system, the leader of the party with the most members elected becomes the premier (equivalent to governor). Of course, that assumes that one party has a majority and that doesn't always happen. It was a minority government and the election was called early in hopes of gaining enough support to become a majority government.

There are a number of parties, so there isn't always one party with a majority. Sometimes that leads to the party with the most elected members running a minority government. If two or more of the parties, that have a majority between them, can agree, then we get a coalition government with those parties sharing the running of the government and choosing the premier (but usually the leader of the largest of those parties).
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Old 04-08-2014, 09:36 AM   #6453
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Rocket, that was so cute! Thanks for sharing, I am smiling too.
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The term, "Frog Frenchie" doesn't make me smile.
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The term, "Frog Frenchie" doesn't make me smile.
Two minds think alike. And I haven't a drop of French blood in me.
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The term, "Frog Frenchie" doesn't make me smile.
I believe it is the name of the breeding kennel in Alberta
http://frogfrenchiefun.weebly.com
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I believe it is the name of the breeding kennel in Alberta
Welcome To Frog Frenchie Fun - New Page
It still doesn't make me smile. It is still a derogatory name for a person of French heritage.
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Two minds think alike. And I haven't a drop of French blood in me.
To be honest, I didn't see the name, only the video. I am not French, but through learning the cuisine (both Quebecois and European French) I fell in love with the culture. I think that the name is wrong, but if they are French, then with "Froggy Frenchie Fun" they may be poking fun at themselves. It still isn't PC at all.

I still love the dog.
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Okay, I am not smiling now. I looked at the sight. These little French Bulldogs are going for $4,500 each! Yes, they are pure bread. But so are my sister's Goldens (her friend is a breeder and breeds my sister's dogs for her). They are anywhere from $1,000 to $1,500 and I think that is high!
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