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Montrealer says language tensions have eased

Peter Bahlawanian grew up learning English and French at school and lived in an Armenian household. He says Quebec linguistic relations have come a long way since he returned from a decade of living in California.
Peter Bahlawanian has an Armenian background but grew up going to both English and French schools. (CBC)

CBC Montreal went out to speak to anglophones on Monkland Avenue in Côte-des-Neiges.

Peter Bahlawanian is the owner of the Spice Station and he spoke about being an allophone of Armenian descent who came back to Quebec after living in California for two decades.