Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bernier's courageous stand on language is of immense value

MONTREAL - Maxime Bernier said what many Quebecers who speak French or English know to be right. Everyone in Quebec should learn to speak French and be able to use it in everyday life. But the world is too small for ambitious Quebecers to be able to live their lives entirely in French, and it impoverishes Quebec to deprive them of the chance to learn English.    
The parts of Bill 101 that regulate the display of commercial messages in English and that regulate the use of languages on commercial Internet sites are small-minded, vindictive and foolish.

Read the entire column in The Montreal Gazette

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