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Anglo-rights group decries expected changes to Quebec's language charter

The Quebec cabinet is scheduled to discuss whether to require big-box stores to add a French descriptive to their logos Wednesday afternoon.

Premier Philippe Couillard announced Friday that he plans to close a gap in Quebec’s language charter that allows multinational retailers like Best Buy, Costco, Gap and Old Navy to use their English brand names without additional French wording, such as “magasin de vêtements Old Navy.” 328 more words

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A few connections between clocks, sugar and condos… Montreal style

The Roddick Gates are one of the symbolic entrances to McGill University’s main campus. They are named after Sir Thomas Roddick who, in 1877, was the first surgeon to use antiseptic at Montreal General hospital. 249 more words

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Art and Soul by Mathew Gillings

It doesn’t really get much more condescending does it? Having your life’s calling being described as inferior to someone else’s, unable to do anything but sit back and watch as a power, out of your reach, changes public perception around you. 593 more words

Project 365 - Day 264: The Roddick gates and people abseiling

September 20 2012

I don’t believe I’ve posted yet an image of the Roddick gate on Sherbrook street at the entrance of McGill University. I normally walk up the main road of the campus when passing through the campus, but this afternoon decided to take the right hand path at the Roddick gate entrance. 297 more words

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