Quebec Language Laws

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'Pastagate' Prompts Changes

MONTREAL - The internationally renowned Pastagate affair has resulted in new ways for Quebec's language watchdog to handle its beefs.The Office quebecois de la langue francaise has adopted a new two-t...
Alamy

Don't Let Quebec Get Away With This

The government of Quebec is attempting yet again to further its agenda of imposing the supremacy of one language group above human rights. We are getting perilously close to losing this country if we continue to appease Quebec by giving in to these violations.
CP

PQ To Military Families: Too Bad

The Quebec government is refusing to back down on a controversial part of its new language bill, which would have a major impact on Quebec’s military families. Among its many amendments, Bill 14 prop...
PC

Attitude Adjustment Needed

MONTREAL - The new leader of Quebec's Liberal party has called for an attitude overhaul when it comes to language in the province and criticized current legislation to protect French.Philippe Couillar...
CP

He'll Be Watching You, Quebec

CALGARY - Canada's languages watchdog issued a warning to Quebec's new minority government Friday, saying he is keeping a close eye on moves toward toughening the province's language laws.Graham Frase...
CP

Alberta & Ontario Rejected Intolerance, Why Did Québec Embrace it?

Over the last year, the provinces of Ontario, Alberta and Québec were called to renew their representatives in their respective provincial legislatures. But Contrary to the trend in Ontario and Alberta, where the revelation of a candidate's bias would stain a campaign, Parti Québecois rose in the polls following the aforementioned disturbing disclosures, and even managed to win a minority government.
alamy

The Death Of A Province

MONTREAL - Old anxieties about the survival of Quebec's culture are being revived — with front-page headlines, talk-show airwaves and the provincial legislature filled with warnings of impending doom....
PA

Will Huffpost Quebec Help End Language Apartheid?

Quebec's school segregation laws, which ensure the children of immigrants from English-speaking countries do not have the right to send their children to English schools, uses language identical in principle to that used under the now defunct apartheid system of South Africa. All it would take to eliminate this inequality is a proclamation by the legislation or government of Quebec.