where do we draw the line?

Sep 6, 2012 Full story: metromonctonnews.com 19

The SaveNBNow task force has been organized to provide information regarding certain provincial issues. We begin by calling your attention to a possible major revision to the Official Languages Act. A select committee of the Legislature has been presented with a sweeping proposal from a group of Acadian organizations. The proposed additions and alterations to the Act have FIVE PRIMARY OBJECTIVES.

1. FORCE the use of BOTH OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ON ALL PRIVATE COMMERCIAL SIGNS AND ADVERTISING where Acadians comprise 20% of the population. Lettering size must be equal. Regulations will be enforced by the Planning Commissioner and a proposed NEW LANGUAGE COUNCIL.

2. Where possible, establish SEPARATE FRENCH & ENGLISH WORK UNITS WITHIN GOVERNMENT and its agencies with supervisors and senior management required to be bilingual.

3. POLICING of the PRIVATE SECTOR by the Commissioner of Official Languages. This will include the POWER TO FORCE COMPLIANCE.

4. ALL POLICE OFFICERS who deal with the public will be required to be FLUENT IN BOTH FRENCH AND ENGLISH. This is because French services must be “IMMEDIATELY” available under the new proposals.

5. DIVISION OF PUBLIC RESOURCES will require the government to “take positive measures to encourage the cultural, social and ECONOMIC development of the official language communities.”

These provisions will be enforced by a new Language Council and a more powerful Commissioner of Official Languages. This raises a few questions. Are these proposals in keeping with the Acadian groups’ professed goal of “fairness” and “equality”? Why is it that they want further legislated segregation and exclusionism? Rather than promoting a balanced bilingualism could these changes be more about suppressing the English language than French language preservation? A law professor pointed out that the proposed changes “could be perceived as an attempt to systematically eliminate the English from positions of power” and “create preferred status”.

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daryl doucette

Moncton, Canada

#1 Sep 8, 2012
This is all part of the process of eliminating practically angophones from ALL government jobs in the future.
bilingualandprou dofit

Moncton, Canada

#2 Sep 11, 2012
You mean like all the nonexisting Francophone government jobs in the present ???
jimmy

Moncton, Canada

#3 Sep 12, 2012
Who are the members of this group?
daryl doucette

Moncton, Canada

#4 Sep 13, 2012
ding dong dofit the cat is out of the bag this time. You idiots are not going to get all the jobs in NB designated bilingual,(FRENCH) we have educated the public as to your sneaky back room dealings with spineless french fearing politicians. And the ENGLISH ARE WAKING UP! Again, move to kebec and you idiots can have french up yer ying yangs....
jimmy

Moncton, Canada

#5 Sep 15, 2012
daryl doucette wrote:
ding dong dofit the cat is out of the bag this time. You idiots are not going to get all the jobs in NB designated bilingual,(FRENCH) we have educated the public as to your sneaky back room dealings with spineless french fearing politicians. And the ENGLISH ARE WAKING UP! Again, move to kebec and you idiots can have french up yer ying yangs....
ahaha... you mean that you have educated people on how there are a few paranoid freaks out there...
Who is waking up? your 85 members of your facebook group lol
jimmy

Moncton, Canada

#6 Sep 15, 2012
why dont you move to alberta, along with the rest of the other false prophets who share your views.
notme

Moncton, Canada

#7 Sep 16, 2012
education is the key so go learn French do not be so stupid
Peter Jackson

Moncton, Canada

#8 Sep 18, 2012
hey Daryl, you've been quiet lately. Do you have a party line to follow?
walter white

Moncton, Canada

#9 Sep 21, 2012
What happened to the park avenue gazette website? Can anyone from the language equality facebook page comment ?
bilingualandprou dofit

Moncton, Canada

#10 Sep 29, 2012
daryl doucette wrote:
And the ENGLISH ARE WAKING UP! Again, move to kebec and you idiots can have french up yer ying yangs....
There you go again regurgitating the same old foul and idiotic speech... There is an old saying that says "You cannot wake the man the is pretending to sleep" . How can you wake up a population that is ignoring your biased and bigoted views? Not all English speaking Canadians are as dumb and blind to reality as you. In fact a very small minority may (or may not) agree with your racist views !!!
daryl doucette

Moncton, Canada

#11 Sep 30, 2012
again, referendum the issue....we'll see then who believes what....
notme

Moncton, Canada

#12 Sep 30, 2012
so daryl where were u hiding for the last months ???
daryl doucette

Moncton, Canada

#13 Sep 30, 2012
got bored with you fellas, but, thought i'd come back and stir le pot....did ya miss me? Gee i'm all warm and fuzzy now...
notme

Moncton, Canada

#14 Oct 1, 2012
no just wondering if you ran out of internet since you are jobless because we take all the jobs
bilingualandprou dofit

Dartmouth, Canada

#15 Oct 3, 2012
daryl doucette wrote:
again, referendum the issue....we'll see then who believes what....
AGAIN... Got your chance with COR and got batted out... Try to learn something from that, will you !!!
daryl doucette

Moncton, Canada

#16 Oct 4, 2012
referendum....dum dum...
bilingualandprou dofit

Moncton, Canada

#17 Oct 14, 2012
Booted out dumbass !!!
daryl doucette

Moncton, Canada

#18 Oct 16, 2012
and a real question made up by ENGLISH folks....
bilingualandprou dofit

Moncton, Canada

#19 Oct 16, 2012
Go to England for that!!! It's a bilingual Country over here !!! And English folks did participate in booting out the COR Party !!!

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