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Census: revised linguistic profile still worrisome (FR)

“L’erreur de Statistique Canada sur la langue maternelle des Québécois ne doit pas faire oublier que le français est en recul au Québec, même si le phénomène est moins prononcé qu’on ne l’avait annoncé précédemment, disent des organismes de défense de la langue française.” The federal agency has revised their language numbers following their initial […]

Statistics Canada releases revised numbers on Quebec anglophones

“Statistics Canada has published revised Census numbers after admitting an error in language stats for Quebec.” After releasing numbers earlier this month showing a massive spike of anglophones in Quebec, Statistics Canada now presented data which shows only a very slight increase in Quebec since 2011. The Quebec Community Groups Network says the revised data […]

Statistics Canada corrects itself: fewer anglos in Quebec than initially thought

“Statistics Canada has corrected itself when it comes to the linguistic breakdown of Canadians. Earlier this month the agency incorrectly reported that the number of mother-tongue anglophones in Quebec had increased by 57,325 people between 2011 and 2016.” News of the increase inflamed worries among “protectors” of the French language, but the increase was reduced with corrected […]

$471 000 to Promote Civic Engagement Among Young People

Bishop’s University has received $471 000 in financial support over three years to organize the Bishop’s Forum. The event, which runs until August 18, is aimed at English-speaking Secondary V, college and university students. It is focusing on the themes of citizenship, community involvement, philanthropy, the environment, the political system, the media, entrepreneurship, the social […]

Status quo as policy (FR)

“Devant les membres de la Commission-Jeunesse de son parti, Philippe Couillard a lancé, dimanche, un appel aux anglophones du Québec. « We need you », a-t-il clamé dans son discours de clôture. Son gouvernement n’a pourtant aucune solution pour contrer le déclin du réseau scolaire anglais. Aux anglophones comme aux francophones, son message est le même : l’équilibre […]