Twenty-five years since 1995 referendum

Now that we’re past the 50-year anniversary of the October Crisis, we’re getting deep into the 25‑year anniversary of the 1995 referendum and how Montreal was the main battlefield, as this piece puts it. There’s some examination of nationalist conscience, with the new PQ guy militating for another referendum, but CTV’s question whether anything has changed since 1995 seems odd to me. The answer, unusually, is yes.

Don Macpherson waves a red rag with a story about the rejected ballots which were a scandal at the time.

More pieces: Jack Jedwab on the narrow victory for the No side.