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Anglos blasé about French culture

FRENCHCULTURE.JPGDespite the fact that a majority of Quebec anglophones speak French, English-speakers seem to have little interest in French culture.

As a part of Living English programming, CBC Montreal commissioned a poll which asked anglophones about wide rage of topics, including the consumption of culture.

More than half of Quebec anglophones rarely or NEVER listen to the radio, watch TV, read a newspaper or look at Web sites in French.

So why aren't anglophones interested in the culture around them?

Listen to host Jeanette Kelly's conversation with Voir film critic Manon Dumais, CultMtl culture editor Emily Raine, and Nightlife music writer Olivier Lalande.

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Note: Survey results are based on a telephone survey using a random sample of 1001 Anglophone Quebecers (Anglophone as defined by Statistics Canada Census data), 18-years and older. The margin of error is +/- 3.1 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.

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