I implore them (as well as you, gentle reader) to read this article from the Globe and Mail by Konrad Yakabuski, one of the best writers in Canada, to see what real newspaper reporting is about.
If you don't feel a bit ill about living in Quebec after reading the article, you're a stronger person than me.
"Quebeckers should be worried"
by Konrad Yakabuski
If you don't see the qualitative difference between this article and the pap turned out by the Gazette, I'd recommend that you add US Magazine to your reading list.