Letter to the Editor by Cory Cameron – Language Debate Won’t be Solved by Us – July 4, 2012

“Language Debate won’t be solved by Us” As this debate becomes ever more heated, it is apparent from recent editorials and blogs nationwide that this event is quickly becoming polarized.  Canadians from Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast are commentating on the need for the existing policy of ‘Official Bilingualism’ – some for, some against, but all feeling very strongly one […]

Anglophones told to get to back of Bus in Cornwall Ontario LFA Protests French Health Clinic – by Don Smith

Anglophones told to get to back of Bus in Cornwall Ontario LFA Protests French Health Clinic – by Don Smith

CFN-Earlier today members of the local Language Fairness for All – LFA group were joined by members of the Ottawa area Canadians for Language Fairness – CLF umbrella group in front of Cornwall’s taxpayer-funded French-only medical clinic. In late May the groups converged in Chesterville, catching James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, […]

Letter to the Editor- Montreal Student Strike – Searching for Compromise is Getting More Difficult

Letter to the Editor- Montreal Student Strike – Searching for Compromise is Getting More Difficult

Searching for Compromise is getting more difficult Has the word compromise disappeared from our public discourse? Has there been any compromise in the Quebec Students Strike? Over the past few weeks, a number of well-known reporters have written excellent articles that examine various aspects of the students strike from looking deeply into the excitement of […]

Is the Montreal Student Strike the End of Canada as We Know it? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Is the Montreal Student Strike the End of Canada as We Know it?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Ah what interesting times we live in…   The Montreal Student protest is becoming International news.  Countless pieces have been written about it by hundreds of people… As a former Montrealer who grew up during the 70’s, the heart of linguistic purges in Quebec I saw first hand how Quebec language politics work. […]

Letter to the Editor – Eric Little of Ottawa Ontario On Habs Coach Linguistic Protest – Jan 16, 2012

Letter to the Editor – Eric Little of Ottawa Ontario On Habs Coach Linguistic Protest – Jan 16, 2012

CFN – We apologize for being late in publishing this letter to the Editor. Dear Taxpayer Over the weekend Montreal area residents were upset and protested in the streets over a unilingual hockey coach, the media and fans have been at this constantly since mid December. We have Canada’s Language Commissioner sending out secret shoppers […]