'Anxiety and frustration': Demonstrators protest Quebec language law

'Anxiety and frustration': Demonstrators protest Quebec language law

Advertisement People take part in a demonstration against Bill 96 in Montreal, Saturday, May 14, 2022. Demonstrators gathered in downtown Montreal to protest Quebec's contentious language bill Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes MONTREAL - Demonstrators streamed through downtown Montreal to protest Quebec's contentious language bill on Saturday, demanding it be scrapped to preserve the rights of anglophones, allophones and Indigenous communities. The protesters, who rallied at Dawson College before marching more than two kilometres to Premier Francois Legault's office, made an 11th-hour plea against the legislation, which aims to strengthen the province's French-language charter. Bill 96, which is expected to pass this month, would impose tougher language requirements on workplaces and municipalities. It also seeks to limit the use of English in the courts and public services, grant powers of …
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