Foreword Reviews

The Blue Shirts

Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-semitism in Canada

2017 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, History (Adult Nonfiction)

While Adolf Hitler was seizing power in Germany, Adrien Arcand was laying the foundations in Quebec for his Parti national social chrétien. The Blue Shirts, as its members were called, wore a military uniform and prominently displayed the swastika. Hugues Théorêt describes a dark period in Quebec’s ideological history using an objective approach and careful, rigorous research.