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Diane De Courcy, Quebec minister responsible for language law, speaks at a news conference at the end of a legislature committee that would modify the French language law in the province, Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the legislature in Quebec City.
Diane De Courcy, Quebec minister responsible for language law, speaks at a news conference at the end of a legislature committee that would modify the French language law in the province, Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the legislature in Quebec City.
(Jacques Boissinot/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

How the Parti Québécois is trying to appease anglophones

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When Lucien Bouchard took over as Parti Québécois premier of Quebec only months after the sovereignty referendum, he set out to rebuild bridges with the anglophone community.