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“Too much stick, not enough carrot”: Panelists express concerns about Bill 96

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) explored Bill 96 from all angles at a webinar on the evening of Jan. 20.

The wide-ranging, controversial legislation was first tabled in May 2021. Although it technically died on the order paper when Premier François Legault prorogued the National Assembly in October, the government has asserted its intention to pass it this year.

At the Jan. 20 panel, former senator Joan Fraser, former senator and journalist André Pratte, and independent journalist Christopher Curtis of The Rover, shared their reflections on the proposed legislation.

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QCGN Language Rights Webinar: André Pratte & Christopher Curtis

As opposition and concern grows over Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec, the QCGN continues its series of webinars helping Quebecers understand the implications of language legislation. In this webinar, former senator and journalist André Pratte and independent journalist Christopher Curtis will review the Bill’s progress through the public square and provide their insights on some the legislation’s more controversial elements. Former senator and journalist Joan Fraser hosts.

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Event registration: QCGN Language Rights Webinar, January 20, 2022

Join us for a Zoom Webinar to hear from the Honourable André Pratte and Christopher Curtis as they discuss the progress of Quebec’s Bill 96, An Act respecting French, and provide their insights on some of the legislation’s more controversial elements.

Register here