Argus Posted May 19, 2021 Report Share Posted May 19, 2021 (edited) I'm reminded of a Liberal MP from Quebec who represented a largely Anglo riding in Montreal Emmanuella Lambropoulos who was on the official language committee and had the TEMERITY to ask for evidence that French was in decline in Quebec. She was pilloried from all corners, subjected to insults and sexual harassments throughout Quebec's media, and removed from the committee by Trudeau. Oh, and O'Toole, maintaining the Conservative Party's tradition of being crawling, spineless ass lickers towards Quebec, also attacked her. There can never be any questioning of the idea French is threatened, and no demand for evidence. So if Quebec wants to change the constitution so it can intrude its language laws into federal jurisdiction all federal parties will enthusiastically applaud. The Liberals, NDP and BQ because they agree, and the Conservatives because O'Toole has no spine, no pride and no dignity when it comes to sucking up for votes from various identity groups. All three have already said they fully support Quebec's right to change the constitution to 'protect' their language. Remember when Doug Ford cancelled that French language university the provincial Liberals had offered just before the election? Remember how everyone lost their minds? Every federal politician was outraged, as was the national media. Quebec politicians cried that this was an example of how bigoted Canada was towards Francophones. Trudeau finally offered to pay for the thing. Well, it opens this fall, and last report I saw a few months back said it had 19 applicants and was desperately offering scholarships to international students. Can you imagine how Trudeau, Singh, and O'Toole would react if Ford tried to bring in a language law like this? They'd lose their minds. Their heads would explode from all the outrage spewing out of them. Yet according to the article 95% of Quebecers speak French. According to Stats Canada only 93.5% of Ontarions speak English. So I guess a draconion language law is fully justified to protect English! https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-quebecs-anglophone-minority-is-a-target-once-again-and-no-one-is/ Edited May 19, 2021 by Argus 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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