‘Canada Is NOT A Bilingual Country: Suppressing English Again In Quebec’

Canada is NOT a bilingual country.

Quebec language Bigots are suppressing English again, with the support of the federal ‘Liberal’ Party government…and the ‘Conservative’ Party Opposition:

As Quebec’s contentious language law heads closer to adoption, the province’s business community is growing increasingly anxious about what it could mean for their bottom line, with some companies considering leaving entirely.

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‘Bilingualism Is Bad Politics’

“…The ‘de facto’ rule that any person seeking the leadership of a Canadian political party — and thus the prime ministership — must be fluent in English and French is proving a particularly visible glass ceiling… Some rare but useful public pushback on the role of bilingualism in Canadian politics has been the result. 

“The conservative publisher Ken Whyte wrote a masterful and much-shared essay in the ‘Globe and Mail’ {See below}…coolly debunking the conventional wisdom that speaking French provides an invaluable electoral edge to any would-be prime minister. What actually matters, Whyte noted, is whether the candidate is from Quebec.  Continue reading “‘Bilingualism Is Bad Politics’”