The US “noble experience” of prohibition has left the imagination of many, often eclipsing similar experiences elsewhere in North America. Like its southern neighbor, Canada has experienced several forms of prohibition: national, provincial and municipal.
Caroline Robert is a PhD student in history at the Université du Québec à Montréal and a student member of the Center d'histoire des régulations sociales. His master's thesis, "Whose fault? The second movement of temperance and the state in Quebec (1870-1922) tackled the prohibitive context and the nationalization of the liquor trade in Quebec. His doctoral research focuses on the moral and social regulation of alcohol in Quebec between 1921 and 1990.