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OCTOBER 28, 2009
Q U E B E C ? S L A R G E S T E N G L I S H W E E K L Y N E W S P A P E R
Your vote counts!
We have one message for you, our
readers, about the Montreal mayoralty
race. Your vote counts, more than
ever! And it could not have happened
at a better time because this is the
most important Mayor?s race of your
? Page 16
Watch out for
all those little
Running away to the
circus... sort of
SERVING: COTE ST LUC ? HAMPSTEAD ? TMR ? MONTREAL WEST ? ST-LAURENT ? CHOMEDEY
Arseneault was a
executive for RJR
saw her career
in the face of
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The Supreme Court decision is
NO JUSTICE at all
The freedom to choose is the heart of
a free society. It is the object lesson
in the difference between liberty and
tyranny. What we must defend is the
sovereignty of individual choice.
Last Thursday the Supreme Court of
Canada not only compromised that freedom
? it compromised it?s own integrity.
By ruling that Quebec?s Bill 104 was
unconstitutional on the grounds that it
breached minority language rights protected
by Sec.23 of the Canadian Charter
of Rights and Freedoms, but then delaying
the executability of its own judgment
for a year in order to give the Quebec government
time to find a more palatable
method of breaching those self-same
rights, the Court politicized itself to the
point of self-abnegation.
The Supreme court justices unanimously
recognized that the Charter
guaranteed minority-language education
See NO JUSTICE, page 10
Tyler to Charest:
By Joel Goldenberg
All those involved in challenging the
Quebec school access law Bill 104 and the
Quebec Government should ideally get
together and come to a consensus on a new
law, rather than subjecting the parents
involved to a further lengthy review of their
cases by Quebec?s Education Ministry.
The Supreme Court ruled last Thursday
that Bill 104, which prevents parents from
using the private English school route as a
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