Extension of Bill 101 debated in Aylmer

Le Bulletin, Avril 2013 par Sylvie Filion et Julie Murray

Since its introduction, Bill 14 has made waves across the province, especially among the Anglophone minority, officially bilingual municipalities, and cultural nationalists. The bill would amend the province’s language laws, extending the use of French as the workplace language, and removing the bilingual status of municipalities where the Anglophone population has dropped under fifty percent. 

The law would also remove military families’ exemption from language laws, an exemption that allowed families to send their children to English schools so that they would not face difficulties in their education when they had to move to a non-French-speaking country. It would also further restrict access to English cegeps. 

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