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Aislin (1942- ), Cartoonist

These 100 images are a selection of political cartoons by Terry Mosher (alias Aislin), whose work appears notably in the anglophone press. His editorial cartoons deal with topics ranging from the local and national to the international.

 

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Chapleau (1945- ), Cartoonist

These 100 images are a selection of political cartoons by Serge Chapleau, whose work appears notably in the francophone press. His editorial cartoons deal with topics ranging from the local and provincial to the international.

 

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John Collins, Cartoonist

This selection of approximately 100 images is made up of the cartoons of John Collins published in the Montreal newspaper, The Gazette, between 1937, when he started working for the paper, and 1973, when he left it. These cartoons covering almost four decades depict the main political, economic and social events of the period; those on the Second World War are particularly noteworthy.

 

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The Cold War in Cartoons

This selection of approximately 300 cartoons provides a sample of the collections related to the ideological clash of the second half of the 20th century between the United States and the USSR, the two superpowers of the day.

 

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The Quiet Revolution

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 100 cartoons on the Quiet Revolution from the 1950s to today. Most of the drawings were done by cartoonists John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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Health care in Québec in the second half of the 20th century

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 60 cartoons on the health care system from the 1950s to today. Most of the drawings were done by cartoonists John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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Language conflict in Québec

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 50 cartoons on language conflict in Québec from the 1950s to today. John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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Education in Québec, before and after the Parent reform

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 60 cartoons on education from the 1950s to today. John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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Québec feminism

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 25 cartoons on feminism in Québec from the 1950s to today. John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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Québec-Canada relations

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 100 cartoons on Québec-Canada relations from the 1950s to today. John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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Québec trade unionism in the 20th century

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 50 cartoons on trade unionism in Québec from the 1950s to today. John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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Québec independence movement

Drawn from the collections of the McCord Museum, this selection consists of some 100 cartoons on the idea of Québec independence from the 1950s to today. John Collins (1917-2007), Normand Hudon (1929-1997), Aislin (born 1942), Serge Chapleau (born 1945) and Éric Godin (born 1964), who all worked, or still work, for Montreal newspapers.

 

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