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?
The OQLF gets a big-box beatdown + corruption raids, bike-sharing, Marois’s Haterade & more in our news round-up.
Yeah, we see some nasty confrontations between anglos and francos in the media and even on our streets. But these tense moments remain the exception to the rule.
A former escort is running for Groupe Mélanie Joly, and you can now file your many and sundry language complaints to the Office québécois de la langue française online.
Wondering WTF happened this week in Montreal? Yeah, us too. We’ve got CAQ leader François Legault talking Bill 14, more Pope news and an outcry about fighting in hockey. Oh, and a major post-pastagate resignation.
Arcade Fire co-founders’ Win Butler and Régine Chassagne’s baby heralds the beginning of a new era for our province, Erik Leijon writes.
Did you miss the craziness of 2012? This week, City Hall got raided by Quebec’s anti-corruption squad and an Italian eatery got raided by the language cops. Plus, a famously aggressive police officer got checked into the psych ward and Mr. Sidewalk’s Charbonneau Commission testimony provided some comic relief.
Wondering WTF happened this week? We’ve got your Wednesday-thru-Friday news round-up right here.
#AngloJewMayor is sworn in while Bell tries, again, to buy Astral, another construction magnate is intimidated and American big-box stores fight to keep their logos English in la belle province.