Peter Stuart is a graduate of the University of Ottawa, class of 1996, obtaining a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Canadian studies, magna cum laude. He is a native of the Province of Québec, born in Montréal, and has spent most of his life in Québec city, where he works as an administrative assistant at the city’s English-speaking Roman Catholic parish: St. Patrick’s. He is of mixed ethno-linguistic origin: French-Canadian, English, Irish, and Scottish. He is a native English speaker in a city which is 94 percent French-speaking, and is also fluently bilingual. His writings have appeared for ten years both in English and French, in the Québec Chronicle Telegraph, Le Soleil, La Presse, and Impact Campus, one of Laval University’s newspapers. He publishes a blog: Politics in Québec and Canada, at ‘stup1276’, which not only deals with issues mentioned in the title, but also faith and religion in post-modern secular society, gender and family issues, social justice, America and its place in the world, international affairs, and North American continental integration.
Allan Savage is currently pastor of St. Patrick’s Parish, Québec City, QC. His doctorate of theology is from the University of South Africa; his doctorate in scared theology is from the St. Elias School of Theology; and his doctorate of letters is via published works through the European-American University. He was ordained in 1978 to the Roman Catholic priesthood, serving in the Dioceses of Timmins and Thunder Bay in pastoral, clinical, and administrative positions. He was sessional lecturer in the faculty of theology at the University of Winnipeg and is the author of a number of books integrating theology, philosophy, psychology, and interdisciplinary thought, as well as contributions to various electronic and print journals.