There is much to be done to show respect for francophones outside Quebec, in the same way the Quebec government should respect its anglophone citizens and visitors.
Quebec Premier François Legault has said there would be no legislation to prevent people serving the public from adding 'Hi' to their 'Bonjour,' writes Andrew Caddell. Photograph courtesy of Travail personnel/Wikimedia Commons
OTTAWA—Bonjour-Hi. These two innocuous words, spoken in combination, have struck fear in the hearts of Quebec politicians of late.
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