McGill University hosts a panel discussion to analyze a manifesto entitled “Pour un Québec Lucide,” Montreal, Que., October 19, 2006. The manifesto reviews important issues facing Quebec. In this session, discussion focuses on the influence that demographics and immigration have on Quebec’s “human capital.”
Alain Dubuc (columnist for La Presse) discusses what he sees as the “demographic threat” to Quebec. André Pratte (editor in chief for La Presse) speaks about the impact of slow demographic and economic growth in Quebec. Christopher Manfredi (dean of the Faculty of Arts at McGill University) introduces the speakers.