Legault describes EMSB as 'disconnected' and 'radical' after Bill 96 challenge details revealed

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I disagree with Legault! It’s not the EMSB school board that’s radical, but the CAQ for trying to deny basic fundamental rights to English speakers living in Quebec via bill 96.

Legault just doesn’t get it. Fundamental human rights supersede any language rights. Always. The right to receive health care in English is far more important than the right of a doctor to work in French. The right to argue my case in English in a court of law supersedes the right of any lawyer or judge to work in French.

The entire country needs to let Quebec know that linguistic discrimination which violates the civil rights of English speaking Quebeckers is completely unacceptable.

The Supreme Court needs to address this issue ASAP.

Quebec Premier François Legault publicly suggested Tuesday that the English Montreal School Board had become a “radical” organization after it was reported the school commission wants the federal government to refer Quebec’s reform of provincial language laws to the Supreme Court.

The English-language school board wants to challenge Bill 96, the Legault government’s overhaul of Quebec’s French language law that includes the recognition of French as the province’s official language and the constitutional recognition of Quebec as a “nation.” The board is calling upon the federal government to refer the legislation to the Supreme Court of Canada to test its legality.

Legault describes the EMSB as disconnected and radical
 

Ron in Regina

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…..& a new twist…at least to those outside of Quebec’s internal strife & politics:

We need a Bloc Montréal to represent Montreal /Greater Montreal’s “distinct society” at the Quebec National Assembly in Quebec City. The pivotal moment of the 1995 referendum campaign was the revelation — one that had never before occurred to the separatists — that “if Canada is divisible, then Quebec is divisible.” That was a sobering and clarifying moment. And Montreal has a greater need for augmented representation in Quebec City than Quebec has in Ottawa. After all, Quebec profits handsomely from its affiliation with Canada, while the opposite is true of Montreal and Quebec City.


A Bloc Montréal couldn’t form a provincial government, but it could, following the BQ template, offer collaboration in whichever party’s platform best aligned with Montreal’s special-status interests. Its representatives would be politically savvy entrepreneurs — both francophone and anglophone — and cultural community leaders. Young bilingual francophones in Montreal are friendly to the world beyond Quebec’s borders; many would embrace such a party as their preference.

(So this “Plante’s” statement around the federal election that Trudo should have a more Montreal-centric cabinet {?} is making a bit more sense beyond the sense of entitlement)

Pushed on one side by Quebec nationalists and on the other by Canadian post-nationalists, the heavy barn doors separating Montreal from the world are closing. While there’s still time, Montreal should make a run for it.
 
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Kind'a weird how all the leftist shit stains up here who cried and moaned about Trump being a "nationalist" and "populist" suddenly have nothing to say about the evils of nationalism and populism when it comes to Quebec and Legault my Eggo and Prince Groper's open support of it.
 

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Kind'a weird how all the leftist shit stains up here who cried and moaned about Trump being a "nationalist" and "populist" suddenly have nothing to say about the evils of nationalism and populism when it comes to Quebec and Legault my Eggo and Prince Groper's open support of it.
Can you argue a case in Canadian courts in Swahili?
 

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Can you argue a case in Canadian courts in Swahili?
If Bill 96 comes to pass, it would become illegal to argue a case in English or Swahili in Quebec, is where I believe the OP is going with this.

Canada has two Official Languages (& many other functional ones), but Quebec will become officially unilingual with Bill 96.
 

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Can you argue a case in Canadian courts in Swahili?
Yep, but remember, the Quebecois don't consider themselves to be actual Canadians (except when it's time to mooch off the ROC) but as a distinct society/nation within Canada and therefore are not subjected to the Canadian Constitution or Charter of Rights and Freedoms. What Quebec is trying to do is pur laine nationalism. We keep getting yapped at that Canada is a multicultural country yet Quebec is permitted to fight for the right to remain staunchly uni-cultural. Christ dude, if one of the Western provinces tried that shit the Groper govt would fly into a virtue signaling tizzy over it.
 

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Yep, but remember, the Quebecois don't consider themselves to be actual Canadians (except when it's time to mooch off the ROC) but as a distinct society/nation within Canada and therefore are not subjected to the Canadian Constitution or Charter of Rights and Freedoms. What Quebec is trying to do is pur laine nationalism. We keep getting yapped at that Canada is a multicultural country yet Quebec is permitted to fight for the right to remain staunchly uni-cultural. Christ dude, if one of the Western provinces tried that shit the Groper govt would fly into a virtue signaling tizzy over it.
So. . . they have something in common with the Men of Westernesse?
 

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So. . . they have something in common with the Men of Westernesse?
Cute word play and no, they don't. Western separation was never about being anti-Canada. Western separation feelings are caused by resentment, Resentment over the fact that Western Canada almost always gets the short end of Ottawa's sticks. Quebec's nationalism is purely racist. Western separation isn't about nationalism, it's about being fed up with being treated like Canada's red-headed step child. Quebec separation however is deeply steeped in nationalism. All brought to you by the assholes whose ancestors refused to go fight the nazis.
 
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Cute word play and no, they don't. Western separation was never about being anti-Canada. Western separation feelings are caused by resentment, Resentment over the fact that Western Canada almost always gets the short end of Ottawa's sticks. Quebec's nationalism is purely racist. Western separation isn't about nationalism, it's about being fed up with being treated like Canada's red-headed step child. Quebec separation however is deeply steeped in nationalism. All brought to you by the assholes whose ancestors refused to go fight the nazis.
So. . . you want to secede from Canada because you love Canada?
 

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Kind'a weird how all the leftist shit stains up here who cried and moaned about Trump being a "nationalist" and "populist" suddenly have nothing to say about the evils of nationalism and populism when it comes to Quebec and Legault my Eggo and Prince Groper's open support of it.
Don’t seem to be protesting Biden’s buy American programs either. Or his bullshit softwood lumber taxes either.
 

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Cute word play and no, they don't. Western separation was never about being anti-Canada. Western separation feelings are caused by resentment, Resentment over the fact that Western Canada almost always gets the short end of Ottawa's sticks. Quebec's nationalism is purely racist. Western separation isn't about nationalism, it's about being fed up with being treated like Canada's red-headed step child. Quebec separation however is deeply steeped in nationalism. All brought to you by the assholes whose ancestors refused to go fight the nazis.
Not quite. The West always gets Ottawa’s sticks. Right up the ol poopshute.
 
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