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Economic growth—not linguistic laws—key to French vitality in Quebec

When the gap in educational achievement between anglophones and francophones shrank, so to did the wage gap.

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Quebec’s Bill 96 motivated by false fears about language and misunderstanding about economics

New regulations about language use will make it harder for businesses to cater to tourists and foreign students.

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Canada’s changing linguistic make-up should provide an impetus to revisit bilingualism as currently defined by Ottawa. A new study, from Quebec professor François Vaillancourt and three of his Quebec colleagues recently published by the Fraser Institute implicitly raises questions about present approaches to bilingualism. (For the record, the authors take no position on whether official bilingualism is a good idea or bad policy).