IT’S SLIPPERY on that field where we kick around notions of respect and tolerance. The teams in Quebec’s match of the turbans, which I’ll call Team Multiculturalism and Team Integration, each make valid points. They are also punting to the stands, not to the actual goal.
Editor’s Note: We have noticed a great deal of controversy following the release of “Énoncé de valeurs: Des clés pour mon intégration à Gatineau.” This strikes us as curious, since documents of this sort have existed for centuries, without causing similar uproar. To cite one well-known example, we present the following English-language translation of the pamphlet, “Onkwehonwe-Neha [Our Ways]: A Guide to Integrating into Turtle Island,” published in 1557 by the Haudenosaunee and given to each new immigrant on arrival to Haudenosaunee territory.