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Karl Nerenberg | It is hard to imagine a viable leader of any major party who could not campaign vigorously and convincingly in both official languages.
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Karl Nerenberg | There are serious candidates or potential candidates for the leadership of both the Conservatives and the NDP who do not speak French. Does that make sense in 2017?
Joyce Arthur | Becoming fluent in another language is a huge and challenging accomplishment. I salute the world's polyglots. Really, how do you do it?! You have my profound admiration and respect.
Ralph Surette | In the end, separatism needs an intolerant English Canada to bounce off from. It had that in Lévesque's day. Since then, its rationale has gotten weaker.
Duncan Cameron | Stephen Harper promoted unilingual applicants as auditor general and Supreme Court judge. He pushes a divisive agenda that he hopes will muddle the NDP and play to prejudiced Anglophones.