Bill 14 lingers
The Parti Quebecois' controversial language legislation, bill 14, still lives on under the radar, even though the premier openly spoke about letting the bill die two months ago.
Minister De Courcy says she still hopes to pass the bill into law. "I am pursuing work with the CAQ," she says.
One month ago, Pauline Marois suggested that the bill could simply be dropped, rather than see it defeated in the National Assembly.
But so far, the bill has not disappeared from the National Assembly's "order paper" which lists all the active legislation still in line toward becoming law.
The CAQ says there have been no negotiation with the government on the bill since the beginning of August.
"We spoke once, but since then nothing," says the CAQ's language critic Nathalie Roy. "I've seen no amendments on paper. Nothing."
photo of: Diane De Courcy