30 October 2009

"Prince Charles should apologize to francophones: SSJB"


MONTREAL - Prince Charles should use the occasion of his visit to Quebec next month to apologize on behalf of the British Crown for past harm caused to French culture in North America, says the Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, will touch down in Montreal during the couple's visit to Canada from Nov. 2 to Nov. 12.

The SSJB says it has sent the prince a letter Friday to say he will be welcome in Quebec if he apologizes for "ethnocide" of francophones after New France passed into the hands of Britain in 1763 ...

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