language rights

Quebec Premier Francois Legault, right, at a premiers' press conference in Ottawa in September. Ontario Premier Doug Ford, centre, has threatened to use the notwithstanding clause, while Alberta's Jason Kenney has voiced admiration for Quebec's willingness to assert itself. (Sean Kilpatrick/CP)

The real problem with Quebec’s new language bill

Gerald Butts: Bill 96’s breezy invocation of the notwithstanding clause pushes us closer to the point where premiers—not courts—are the ultimate arbiters of our Charter rights
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Man barred from UMoncton in 1970 allowed back on campus

"It finished with a handshake," says former activist for francophone rights