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Should social media fall under Quebec's language laws?

When Eva Cooper opened a Facebook account for her Chelsea clothing shop, Delilah, she didn't expect it to cause controversy. But the business owner -- who also has a location in the Glebe -- is now at the centre of a debate over language legislation.

 

Quebec's French language enforcement agency has told her she must translate the page to French by March 10th. If she doesn't, she could face legal action. But should social media be regulated the way websites are? Jean-Pierre Le Blanc is with the Office quebecois de la langue francaise -- the agency that has ordered the translation of Eva Cooper's Facebook page. We reached him this afternoon in Montreal.

 

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