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Indigenous leaders wary of Bill 96


Last updated 6/23/2022 at 1:13pm

QUEBEC CITY-In late May, legislators in Quebec passed Bill 96 after the Charter of the French language was overhauled after a year of contentious debate.

Indigenous leaders are among those who are concerned about the bill, joining the English-speaking communities in the province. Bill 96 limits the use of English in the court system and throughout other public services. It also puts more restrictive language requirements on small businesses and towns. Businesses with 25 or more employees will be required to maintain a French-speaking workplace and new immigrants will have six months before...

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