In an ongoing row between Quebec's culture police and residents who dare to speak, read or write languages other than French, a new battlefield has emerged.
A young woman says she was told she couldn't speak English while working at a local grocery store, not even to her co-workers and not even at lunch.
The incident follows on the heels of much-publicized attacks against Italian restaurant menus and big retail store signs. It begs the question: Should the state stay out of the break rooms of the province?
CTV News reports that 17-year-old Meaghan Moran was forbidden to speak English by supervisors at an IGA grocery store in Saint-Lambert, Que. The part-time worker was even told she had to speak French during her breaks.
Moran, who plans to file a human rights complaint, recorded a conversation between herself and two supervisors, during which a person later identified as the store's human resource manager said,Read More »from Quebec’s French language battle descends on IGA break room