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  • Hunter Cresswell

Business not as usual as Bill 96 takes hold

Gatineau Hills business owners are worried about the effects of Bill 96.

As the bill is written now, warrantless language cops can search and seize the property of businesses with 25 or more employees to make sure that company communications are in French.

The Low Down spoke to two Hills businesses with English owners, which could have their computers seized to ensure that company-wide emails are in French.

“With so many larger problems, it strikes me that the government is out of touch with the economic reality businesses, and by extension, society is facing,” business owner A said.</