Quebec Seeks to Ease Divisiveness

Christina Paulston paulston+ at
Mon Apr 14 20:56:38 UTC 2003

>From: Survey Coordinator Brazil <survey_coord_brazil at>
>To: lgpolicy-list at
>Subject: Re: Quebec Seeks to Ease Divisiveness
>Date: Mon, Apr 14, 2003, 11:56 AM

> It's neat to see an article that eloquently states what I've observed, too.
> I was in Montreal, Quebec, and Ottawa a couple of years ago, and I found the
> English speakers of my mother-in-law's age quite anti-French.  The rest of
> the world was just getting on with the business of getting along with life.
> However, this congeniality might prove to be French's undoing.  How long can
> societal bilingualism last?  Isn't it kind of hard to sustain for more than
> 3 generations?
> Stan Anonby

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