Quebec poll of anglo-franco ties finds conflict and consensus

There’s a paradox buried in a recent survey on the relationship between Quebec’s anglophone and francophone communities.

Only 12 per cent of anglos who say they’re “very attached” to Quebec have a negative view of francophones. Whereas francophones who have strong attachment to Quebec tend to view anglophones in a more negative light. Thirty per cent of francophones who say they’re “very attached to Quebec” have an unfavourable view of anglophones.

The findings were part of a survey conducted for the Association for Canadian Studies and the Quebec Community Groups Network. A new report on the study, published on the eve of the Fête nationale holiday, was co-authored by ACS vice-president Jack Jedwab.

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