Face à l’utilisation grandissante de l’anglais, le gouvernement veut faire « rempart ». Le projet de loi 96 entend renforcer le français dans toutes les sphères de la société. Une réforme de la Loi 101 qui est loin d’être sans conséquence pour les immigrants, explique la journaliste de l’Initiative de journalisme local, Marine Caleb.View More Projet de loi 96 : les immigrants doivent-ils s’inquiéter ?
Memorizing adjectives and pronouns did little more than create a resentment for having to learn French in the first place. Meanwhile, speaking the language took a backseat. The sentiment above is true for many students…View More Alberta Needs to Rethink French Curriculum
Although a mass expulsion in 1755 resulted in their dispersal, the Acadians of present day New Brunswick and Nova Scotia remained undaunted and, upon their return, revived their cultural roots. The Acadians are the descendants…View More Acadians Contribute to Multicultural Fabric of Canada
Many leaders of the East who fought to decolonize their countries from Western authoritarian rule were also educated in the West. Upon returning home, they became trapped in a mental rift – they owed their…View More Story Revisits Vietnamese Revenge Plot of 1908
Is there any topic touchier in Canada than Quebec’s identity politics? It might be easier to answer this question from the outside looking in, but for us Québécois, conclusions are a bit harder to come…View More Hungarian Canadian Tackles Image of Racist Quebec
The death of 18-year-old Fredy Villanueva, shot at the hands of police in Montreal North, inspired Fredy, a documentary play by Annabel Soutar about the 2008 shooting and the response from the local immigrant community.…View More ‘Fredy’ Takes on Racism in Quebec
Twenty years after voting in Quebec’s referendum on sovereignty, immigrants in the province say cultural relations are improving, but more progress is still needed. In October 1995, 2,362,648 Quebecers voted against the provincial government’s move…View More Quebec Multiculturalism Improves Post-Referendum
The recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal that ruled in favour of Zunera Ishaq, who challenged the ban on the niqab at Canadian citizenship ceremonies, has resurrected a non-issue into an election topic. …View More Niqab as an #Elxn42 Issue? Ridiculous.
Thursday night’s French language debate in Montreal featured more discussion of immigration and refugee policy than any other leaders debate thus far in the federal election. The first debate to feature all five leaders was…View More Niqab Hot Button Topic at French Language Debate
Bilingualism is arguably what sets Canada apart from the rest of North America – it has historically been the strength of our nation. However, of late, there is some cause for concern. While the demand…View More Bilingualism: A Canadian Advantage