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Kathleen Weil is sworn in as Minister responsible for relations with Anglophones

Big news in the shuffle was Couillard’s decision to act on a promise he made in June to give the anglophone community a greater voice in his government. After announcing last June that he would create a secretariat for relations with the English-speaking community, Couillard added the minister Weil.

Weil described the decision as historic and said she has heard the opposite view because organizations like the QCGN have been asking for a minister for years...


Official Languages looking into French-only GST form complaint

Hampstead lawyer Harold Staviss filed a complaint last month with the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages (OCOL), saying that a Quebec-based corporation filing Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax returns cannot obtain the necessary forms and documents in English....