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They either feel ‘unsafe’ or ‘so tired, y’all’; these are the weapons they use to control public conversations / debates.
Quebec controls the number of economic immigrants it takes each year and the province’s premier. François Legault, said in September that taking more newcomers would be a “bit suicidal” to Quebec’s culture and identity.
His immigration minister made clear the government won’t be boosting levels anytime soon.
“The federal government’s intention to significantly increase its immigration thresholds over the next few years is concerning. We reiterate that it is up to Quebec – and Quebec alone – to establish its thresholds for permanent immigration,” Minister Christine Fréchette’s office said in a statement, which the Post translated from French.
The minister said Quebec has to limit immigration to French speakers to protect the French language.
“Quebec, as a French-speaking nation, also has a duty to curb the decline of French on its territory and to ensure its protection. We have a responsibility to give all our newcomers the tools to thrive in French in Quebec.”
A rare victory for social conservatives, and it shows it is possible to use technology to keep young people away from at least some online porn.
But… A downside could be that, later on, progs use such control as precedent, to further restrict what can be said or done online…