Language rights

Scorn for multiculturalism in Quebec yields troubling results

It is well known that multiculturalism is verboten among Quebec’s political and chattering classes, regardless of partisan affiliation. However, to have multicult-phobia actually move a political party to reject a qualified candidate (who also happens to be a black woman) should tell us something about how pernicious the current ideology is.

Bill 14 and human rights

In December 2012, the Quebec government introduced Bill 14, “An act amend the Charter of the French language, the Charter of human rights and freedoms and other legislative provisions.” The Bill would diminish rights and freedoms based on Quebec’s own rights Charter for… Read More ›