How To Rile Up Quebeckers

The chairman of the CBC has sparked a furor among Francophone Canadians by suggesting that Radio-Canada, the French-language version of CBC (both radio and television), has become too centered on Quebec and its insular world. Guy Fournier’s desire to make the French networks more nationally relevant might have slipped in under the radar, but for his use of a word fraught with controversy in French Canada – “unification.”