Seventeen year old "G" and his cousins were walking down a street in the Montreal suburb of St. Leonard one evening last week. They were talking in English. They came upon a young adult male who took offence, saying "you are not allowed to speak English here." G was then punched in the face. Twice. It shouldn't surprise us when citizen vigilantes such as the one G met on the streets, take it upon themselves to enforce the "common language" credo using the law as justification. I don't want to continue living in a country that enables a law on any part of its territory that favours one ethnic group over all others.