Thomas Mulcair on bilingual storefront signs in 1984
• Bill 101, introduced in 1977, was meant to make French the language of instruction in all schools and the language of the workplace, on commercial signs, and on road signs. This led to the founding of two pressure groups: Positive Action and Participation Québec, which eventually became Alliance Québec. The Alliance, which operated with federal subsidies, worked from 1982 to its dissolution in 2005 to further services in English and deal with language legislation.
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Last updated: June 4, 2014
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