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Old 06-08-2017, 05:33 AM
 
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I have never understood this. The official language in Canada is English. Why do Canadians allow Quebecers people to speak French? Why do they allow them to have signs etc in French? Just force them to learn the language of their own country. I don't understand Quebecers are even allowed to vote when they can't understand what the politicians are saying.
It probably has its basis in the Treat of Paris of 1763.
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Old 06-08-2017, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Vancouver
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It probably has its basis in the Treat of Paris of 1763.
The " treat " of Pairs in 1763 was named Collette. The treaty of 1763, is another thing all together.
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Old 06-08-2017, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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The " treat " of Pairs in 1763 was named Collette. The treaty of 1763, is another thing all together.
From what my ancestors recalled in their mémoirs, I gather that Collette was quite the treat back then!
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Old 06-08-2017, 03:54 PM
 
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From what my ancestors recalled in their mémoirs, I gather that Collette was quite the treat back then!
My joke kind of fell flat when Paris got jumbled.
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