Editorial: How to assure our community’s vitality

As language tensions heat up, it will be important not to lose sight of our community’s strategic interests.

Raymond Théberge, Canada’s commissioner of official languages, has aptly described English-speaking Quebecers as “a young minority.” By that, he is not referring to the community’s history, which is a long one, but to its lack of what he called “social infrastructure capacity” and mature organizations devoted to advancing the community’s interests and assuring its future, relative to what is seen in francophone minority communities in the rest of Canada.

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