It’s easier for the government to pretend that this is a pressing issue when there are serious problems to solve.
Quebec’s legislature formally asks merchants to drop “Bonjour-Hi,” and to instead warmly greet clients with “Bonjour, die.”
Should we depoliticize St. Jean Baptiste celebrations or imbue the holiday with mystic powers? Should we pay Costco and Walmart to add French words to their names?
Cue the chorus of I-told-you-sos: SNC-Lavalin wins an award for financial reporting on the eve of news reports that it disappeared $139 million (partly in relation to the superhospital). That, and other mind-bending tidbits of silliness in this week’s Quebec, Ink.