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OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: A MIXED RECORD

Anglo-Quebecers also reject Bill C-32, but on completely different grounds than the Bloc Québécois.

The asymmetrical approach of Bill C-32, which recognizes French as the more endangered of the country’s two official languages, is “a clear attack on the equality of Canada’s official languages,” according to the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)

“Traditionally, the Official Languages Act gave life to constitutional official language rights. These rights largely define the relationship between Canadians and our federal government. The Act was founded on the principle that English and French are equal in law,” the QCGN said in a statement released earlier this week.

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