Canadian Charter, Quebec, Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, Quebec Court of Appeal, Rulings
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French language still needs protection rules Quebec appeal court

A bid to overturn Quebec’s sign law by a group of anglophone merchants suffered yet another setback after the Quebec Court of Appeal upheld two lower court rulings that held that the French language is still vulnerable in Quebec and continues to need protection even though it has made “modest progress” in recent decades.

In a ruling hailed as significant by constitutional law experts, the appeal court underlined that jurisprudence held that the alleged violations of freedom of expression and the right to equality were justified under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Quebec Charter of human rights and freedoms.

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