Speaking French is a necessity
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Speaking French is a necessity

Québec society is governed by the Charter of the French Language which makes French the official language of Québec.

French is the language of public institutions and the normal and usual language of work, instruction, communications, trade and business. Québec cares about preserving and promoting its official language. French is not only an essential instrument of communication, but also a common symbol of belonging to Québec society.

To integrate in their new living environment, immigrants who are not fluent in French must make an effort to learn it. To help them do so, the Québec government provides French courses. The children of immigrants who settle permanently in Québec normally attend French school. Candidates wishing to practice a profession regulated by a professional order must demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the French language to obtain a regular permit.

Speaking French is a necessity

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