C’est la vie

In what seems to be a perennial issue, the pearl-clutchers of Quebec society have come together to worry about the cultural influence of the English language in Shawville.
Jean-Paul Perreault, the president of Impératif Français, an organization that works to promote French language and culture, felt the need to comment on the lack of French on the municipality's website, in a press release.
These are the concerns that grip the intelligentsia of our province, perhaps after growing tired of comparing the size of French and English words in advertisements.
Apparently, Denis Gratton at Le Droit felt the need to offer his two cents, and in a remarkably tone-deaf column, urged local officials to “get [their] act together.”

 

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