Minister Rodriguez accuses the Bloc of “attacking the English-speaking community”

Identical stories in the Journal de Montreal and on the TVA Nouvelles website, two Quebecor media arms, continue their coverage of this week’s assertions by Bloc Québécois MP Mario Beaulieu. Reporter Raphaël Pirro leaves it to the end to tuck in a capsule of the response from the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN). He quotes from the QCGN’s statement: “Federal support for the vitality of Quebec’s English-speaking community is provided for in the Official Languages Act. It exists to allow the community to develop and prosper, and not to force French speakers to convert to English.”

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