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Future of bilingual services in the Eastern Townships

Quebec's new language bill could make it easier to deny anglophone Quebecers access to municipal services in English. Under Bill 14, the Quebec government would re-evaluate a bilingual status held by 90 municipalities across the province.

If passed, the new law could remove that designation, if it considers it "appropriate in light of all the circumstances." These circumstances include the latest census data on language, to ensure that at least 50 per cent of people living in a town identified English as their mother tongue. Our Eastern Townships reporter Sarah Rogers brings us that story, from our Sherbrooke studio.
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