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Old 09-05-2019, 07:45 AM
 
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Kinda like looking at the tag on your seatbelt in your car, ive never looked to see if it even has one let alone what language its in same goes for seatbelts on planes ive got better things to think about than what language is on a seat belt manufacturing tag.
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Old 09-05-2019, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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Mikeyyc,

Urban Peasant's input is allowed just like everyone else, and he is making valid points worth discussion.
I didn't say they couldn't post, shouldn't post or anything of the sort. I stated their lack of knowledge of Canada, specifically the Parliamentary system is lacking.
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Old 09-05-2019, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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Are the couple in question bilingual?
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Old 09-05-2019, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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Are the couple in question bilingual?
Yes.. Michel is already famous lol.. I wonder if he is going to start demanding seatbelts on OC busses hoping they are only in English so he can....make some money.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oD1FiZjS95w
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Old 09-05-2019, 06:40 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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I didn't say they couldn't post, shouldn't post or anything of the sort. I stated their lack of knowledge of Canada, specifically the Parliamentary system is lacking.
[I swear Canada's government was covered in my Comparative Politics class in college but then again that was nearly two decades ago]

I am not purporting to be an expert in Canadian politics (I did study about parliamentary systems long ago and am aware of key differences in function) and I'm sorry if I created any offence. I don't want to stray from topic but my basic point is, someone or something is holding your government from altering your language law and that someone or something is most likely a group of dedicated individuals intent on preserving the law.

BTW I've studied about Canada since 6th grade and even though I have never lived there full time (I did visit no less than 16 times in my life) I have read and still continuously read up about your country. For comparison, I have relatives, yes your fellow Canadians, who don't even know who John MacDonald is.
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Old 09-05-2019, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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What if you go to a 98+ percent Francophone Quebec hamlet’s cafe and place an order in English and they don’t respond in English? Should you sue?
My question is, could an Anglophone Canadian have sued Air Canada if all of the seatbelt signs and instructions were written only in French. Would the language law have worked the same way?
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Old 09-05-2019, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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My question is, could an Anglophone Canadian have sued Air Canada if all of the seatbelt signs and instructions were written only in French. Would the language law have worked the same way?
BTW, are you from the British Commonwealth? I noticed you typed “offence” in an earlier post.
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Old 09-05-2019, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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My question is, could an Anglophone Canadian have sued Air Canada if all of the seatbelt signs and instructions were written only in French. Would the language law have worked the same way?
Yes they most definitely could have.
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Old 09-05-2019, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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Yes.. Michel is already famous lol.. I wonder if he is going to start demanding seatbelts on OC busses hoping they are only in English so he can....make some money.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oD1FiZjS95w
They do not have bar service on OC Transpo so no opportunities to order a 7up there.
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Old 09-05-2019, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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BTW, are you from the British Commonwealth? I noticed you typed “offence” in an earlier post.
I am not but I just occasionally dabble with British English spellings as we are in the Canadian forum after all
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