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The OQLF gets a Significant Funding Increase… & What Sort of Money are Anglo Groups Getting?

(AUDIO) A significant increase starting next year in funding for French-language protection agencies forms an element of Quebec’s latest budget, note Marlene Jennings, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), and Liberal MNA Greg Kelley, Official Opposition critic for relations with English-speaking Quebecers. Both are guests on CJAD’s Montreal Now show to discuss changes in language funding announced in Thursday’s budget. The budget also includes a small increase in funding for Quebec’s English-speaking minority community.

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Kramberger: French learning curve for anglo West Island MNA

Jacques-Cartier MNA Greg Kelley’s opposition member’s bill remains in limbo.

It’s been a year since West Island Liberal MNA Greg Kelley audaciously tabled an opposition member’s bill in the National Assembly to amend Quebec’s French Language Charter to establish free French instruction for anyone who resides in the province.

I commend his effort, which can help anglophones and immigrants improve their prospects in Quebec. However, it comes as no surprise the Coalition Avenir Québec government has yet to act on this olive-branch proposal.

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