"[Liberal politicos] don't like to be reminded of their English-speaking connections

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"[Liberal politicos] don't like to be reminded of their English-speaking connections

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[N]ationalists say [Justice Minister Kathleen Weil's] past in [Alliance Quebec] casts doubt on her willingness as the government's top lawyer to defend Quebec's language legislation against new legal challenges, even if such defence would be automatic ...

[It] was not until I read an account of an interview with Weil in Saturday's La Presse that I realized that she she does not want to be considered an anglophone ...

"Maybe I'm seen as a Montreal anglo, but I've always wanted to get out of my comfort zone and go play on the other side of the fence."  It's hard to imagine a French-speaking politician in an interview in English perpetuating an old stereotype about her community and distancing herself from it ...