Bill 96 hearing leaves fundamental questions unanswered

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) tabled a brief on Tuesday afternoon at the National Assembly’s special hearings on Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec.

One of four groups representing English speakers invited to the hearings, President Marlene Jennings presented QCGN’s position, saying the bill should be withdrawn in its entirety, and highlighted major concerns about proposed amendments to the constitution and the preemptive use of the notwithstanding clause.

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