Quebec seniors hit language barriers: survey

By Brenda Branswell, The Gazette

A survey of English-speaking seniors in Quebec found a large portion feel held back by their limited French skills.

That’s one of the findings in a report to be released Monday by the Quebec Community Groups Network, an umbrella organization for 41 English-speaking groups across the province.

The report includes a survey of 835 English-speaking Quebecers 55 years and older from eight administrative regions in the province including Montreal, the Eastern Townships and the Gaspé.

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