Letter: Racist tones thinly veiled

Dear Editor,

Re: “‘Exclusionary signage’ still prevalent,” News, Sept. 23.

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Quebec regulates language on signs. Those of us Anglophones would find that uncomfortable if we suddenly ended up living there.

Let’s stop the racism — as veiled as some try to make it. I encourage more interaction and understanding between language groups, but I certainly don’t want to legislate it. 

This issue is being blown out of proportion.

Our world is changing quickly. Let’s tolerantly try to accept the time lags in cross-cultural understanding that are associated with rapid change. 

A generation or two from now, we will be a multi-lingual community and much richer for it.

Bob Ransford

Richmond

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