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05-02-2013, 02:49 PM
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Booba
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Originally Posted by Bohemian93 View Post
That's a useless stat when it come to determining the English community in Quebec, Many Anglophones here can speak french and that doesn't mean they are francophone or identify themselves as such.As an Anglo-Quebecer, I can tell you that the proportion of those who would consider themselves Anglophones or use English primarily is probably about 20% of Montreal.

Quebecers like Mike Bossy, Gump Worsley, Scott Mellanby, Roberto luongo, Mike Ribeiro are not French-Canadians.
If we are talking about ethnicity/mother tongue, technically they aren't French Canadians just like Joe Sakic, Nazem Kadri and many more aren't Anglo Canadians.

However, in a practical manner, I would consider Ribeiro and Luongo as Francophones because they speak French perfectly and it's probably the language they are most comfortable with.

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