Townshippers’ Association Presents Bill 14 Concerns to National Assembly
Yesterday,Townshippers’ Association president Committee on Culture and Education to give voice to the impact on the minority Englishspeaking population of the Eastern Townships of Quebec.
Introduced last December, An Act to amend the Charter of the French language, the Charter of human rights and freedoms and other legislative provisions proposes several amendments to Quebec’s French language charter, which would primarily affect statutes and regulations governing the use of language in businesses, educational institutions and municipalities.
Concerned for the development and vitality of Quebec’s English-speaking communities, Townshippers’ Association submitted a brief to the committee last February. The document voices the Association’s opinion that the oppressive and will further weaken the already fragile English-speaking minor- ity and increase the feelings of alienation from their roots and identity. The brief can be viewed on the Association’s website at www.townshippers.qc.ca/newsroom.
The Association was invited Committee on Culture and Education to take part in the general consultation and public yesterday. About Townshippers’ Association
Townshippers’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization that has been serving of the Englishspeaking community of the historical Eastern Townships, Townshippers’ and its activities, connect online though Twitter @Townshippers, Facebook (TownshippersAssociation) and the website www.townshippers. qc.ca. The Association can be
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