Community organizations call Bill C-13 a major setback for English-speaking Quebecers

“This is a major setback for the rights of English-speaking Quebecers,” says QCGN President Eva Ludvig of the recognition of the Charter of the French Language within Bill C-13. The Standing Committee on Official Languages had rejected proposals from Liberal committee members to remove reference to the Charter in C-13, while proposals by the Bloc Québécois to further entrench the Charter into the Official Languages Act were adopted.

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