Charter hearings: Townshippers concerned

An English-rights group from the Eastern Townships was among those making an appearance at the hearings on the PQ's secularism charter in Quebec City.

The head of the Townshippers Association, Gerald Cutting, says he's concerned that it's a trample on the rights of anglos.

"We still feel, in certain regard, that this is an attempt to bring certain elements of Bill 14 back into the picture, and we're very concerned about that," Cutting says.

One of the charter's measures will actually change Quebec's charter of human rights so that the primacy of French must be taken into account when considering people's rights and freedoms — a measure that was held over from Bill 14, the PQ's proposed update to Quebec's language law which it had decided not to table.

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  1. joeN posted on 01/16/2014 07:37 PM
    It's my way or the highway is the democratic debate format that the PQ is so vocal about, imagine what these baffoons will do if they have their banana republic.
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