How to Achieve Quebec Independence

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Language Legislation in an independent Quebec


What will language legislation be like in an independent Quebec?

I can tell you what it will be like in Quebec West: there will be no room for great Canadian laws like you-know-what.

There will be two official languages, English and French, freedom of choice in language of education and commercial signs and no language police.

“What do the English want?” is often asked of Quebec’s Anglophones. To answer this question and for a proposal as to what Quebec West’s language regime will be I direct the reader to consider two appendices at the back of this book.

The first, Appendix C -- Bill 199, is text of the explanatory notes of a bill introduced in the National Assembly by then Jacques-Cartier MNA and Equality Party member Neil Cameron in