What is the Canada-Quebec Accord? By: Danielle Schalin
What is it?
The Canada-Quebec accord is a specific agreement with Quebec.
Under the accord, Quebec can nominate the percentage of immigrants to Canada that corresponds to its population within Canada.
The accord also allows Quebec to require immigrants who settle in Quebec to send their children to French-language schools.
An accord is a formal agreement.
The Canada-Quebec Accord is a legal agreement concerning immigration issues between the federal government of Canada and the provincial government of Quebec. The broad accord signed in 1991 preceded similar agreements with other provinces including British Columbia and Manitoba. The arrangement gives Quebec the exclusive responsibility of choosing immigrants and refugees still living in their foreign countries but wishing to relocate to the province.
~Some other Questions that you may be curious to answer~
How does the Canada-Quebec Accord offer ways for Quebec to affirm the use of the French language?
What is the Quebec Accord and how long does this agreement last?