From United Empire, to United Dominion, to United Canada.
Not only is the federal government denying the very existence of the Québec political nation since 1867, it is also shamelessly using Quebecers' own tax money to finance its coast-t-coast nation-building project and fight Quebec's conflicting national aspirations. According to the adversaries of the independence, the Quebec polity, whose origin goes back to at least 1663, would be destined to remain the
colony of another State forever.
* [http://canada.gc.ca/main_e.html Government of Canada], a nice bilingual façade to everything it does