Anglo-Québécois en Exil – Report in La Presse+

“Ils sont instruits, entreprenants et souvent bilingues, et leur apport serait significatif pour la vie de la province. Le premier ministre Couillard leur fait déjà un appel du pied. Mais quelle place est-on prêt à leur laisser ? Le Québec est-il mûr pour le retour des anglophones ?”

Following Premier Philippe Couillard’s call towards English-speaking Quebecers outside Quebec, many members of the English-speaking community have applauded the initiative. This report published in La Presse+ suggests that many variables are ripe for to welcome English-speaking Quebecers which have exiled after 1980 and 1995 referendums.

Sylvia Martin-Laforge, QCGN director general, says there is something in Quebec’s zeitgeist that can only be seen as anecdotal for now. Nevertheless, she mentions Couillard’s call as an important gesture for the community’s well-being, even though many thinks it only is an electoral ploy.

Read the report in La Presse+