May 5, 1965 (26th Parliament, 3rd Session)

RA

Mr. Caouette

Ralliement Créditiste

1. Did the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation or the Minister concerned receive in 1961 a petition signed by some 10,000 French Canadians from British Columbia, requesting the extension of the French radio and television networks to Vancouver and Victoria and, if so (a) what happened to this petition (b) for what reason was no action taken in this connection (c) would French Canadians not have the same rights in British Columbia as the English speaking have in Quebec, Rouyn, Val d'Or, Montreal, Chicoutimi and other towns?
2. Does the government plan to establish this radio and television service in order to do justice to the French Canadians of British Columbia?
3. When does the government plan to take action in this connection?

Topic:   EXTENSION OF FRENCH BROADCASTING IN B.C.
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