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Myths about Quebec’s anglos debunked

Hey anglo Quebecers, ever get the feeling that our minority community is unfairly painted as an enemy of the French language in this province? That despite our best efforts to learn and use the language and embrace francophone culture, those efforts go unseen – or...

English schools need support for French programs

This week, we dedicated two full pages to the efforts of anglo kids and their parents who are trying their best to embrace French and become bilingual.  But it’s clear there is a problem with French-as-a-second-language education in the Hills. Stories like...
CAQ got your tongue?

CAQ got your tongue?

“Come here, Léo l’Amoureux,” says Wakefield Coun. Claude Giroux, trying to entice his cat from its hiding spot in the closet. His real name is Leo the Lover, but Giroux is trying out the French version after the Quebec government announced a new provision of...

Chelsea united in push for new French school

By Kevin Orr In your most recent issue, I was surprised to read that “Parents launch petition for new French school” (March 20 edition). In all I’ve read and heard, Chelsea is united regarding the necessity for a new French primary school. We all agree and look to the...

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