AngryFrenchGuy

Québec hid scientific proof French was declining in Montreal

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French Montreal

The government of Québec and the Office de la protection de la langue française had scientific studies (or here is a mediocre google translation) demonstrating that French was in decline on the island of Montreal. A press conference to make these studies public on January 18th was apparently canceled at the last minute.

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Written by angryfrenchguy

January 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm

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  1. […] week demographer Marc Termotte publicly denounced the Québec government for not publishing his study–that the same government had commissioned–demonstrating that French was declining in […]

  2. Why don,t the French Canadians give up trying to save a lnguage that is poorly spoken and join the English language crowd. Why bother teaching a mimority language.

    Jewel

    November 8, 2008 at 1:12 pm

  3. To Jewel: I think your comment demonstrates a narrow minded perceotion of what reality ought to be. Let the french speak french and the english speak english. I’m proud to say that I’m bilingual, and I’m sick and tired of putting up with French Quebecers who tell me that I should be speaking english in the province, and with english Canadians who claimthe french language should not be spoken in this country!

    Eric

    January 12, 2010 at 10:44 pm


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