Quebec premier backs order telling Lachute hospital to ditch English signs
After the Office québécois de la langue française mandated a Lachute hospital remove its English-language signage, Quebec Premier François Legault says he doesn’t see the importance of bilingual signage.
“They weren’t respecting the law. Bill 101 has to be respected; that’s what we will do,” Legault told reporters.
“Anglophones will keep on having the right to have services in education, in healthcare… so I don’t see the importance of having bilingual signs.”
The Quebec Community Groups Network disagrees with Legault’s stance.
“It’s a clear violation of the law and his interpretation is mistaken,” QCGN president Geoffrey Chambers reacted.