The politics of language and the Quebec premier’s quest to revive hockey
Today it is a courageous political leader who attempts to make an observation or statement or, heaven forbid, policy, about our languages.
Premier of Quebec François Legault, pictured in September 2020, recently struck a 14-member investigating committee to examine why there are fewer successors for the Richards, Lemieuxs, and Roys in the NHL. The premier is right to see if something can be done to alter the power internationally, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade