Is Quebec’s defence of Franco-Ontarians a sign of the sovereignty movement’s decline ?

“This is a new shift. It’s an interesting shift,” said Frédéric Bérard, an expert on linguistic rights. “And to be frank, maybe it took that Ford decision to wake people up.” […] Quebec’s relationship with these other francophone communities has not just been one of casual indifference. The province has actively fought against francophone minorities in several Supreme Court cases involving French-language rights, most recently in a 2015 case involving the Yukon French-language school board, said Bérard. “The main argument was that a victory for francophones outside Quebec would be a victory for anglophones inside Quebec.”

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