How bilingualism requirements to hold office have created a small ruling elite class within Canada

by zerton

Many positions in the Canadian government require bilingualism (French and English). Because bilingualism is something difficult to attain (monetarily and time-wise) by the country’s native English speakers, a elite class of upper income English speakers and Quebecois now rules the country. The system is inherently biased against native English speakers as acquiring fluency in French requires expensive French immersion education or of course a personal commitment to learn the language.

 

 

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