The announcement was made at a press conference Thursday afternoon including Premier Legault, the Minister of Immigration, Francisation and Integration, Christine Fréchette, and the Minister of the French Language, Jean-François Roberge.
Legault says the province will require that the vast majority of economic immigrants to Quebec speak French before they arrive.
Sixty-five per cent of immigrants to Quebec come through the economic immigration stream, which is controlled by the province.
They said a minimum knowledge of oral French will now be required for adults wishing to be selected in all economic immigration programs.
The government is hoping to ensure that people who settle in Québec will be able to communicate in French, both at work and in other aspects of daily life.
The Association des détaillants en alimentation du Québec (ADAQ) and the Lester B. Pearson School Board announced an investment of more than $375,705.00 from the Government of Quebec to support the work-study program (ATE) in Retail Butchery.
As part of the program, each student enrolled will be remunerated throughout his or her training, thanks to financial assistance paid to industry partners hosting them. PACC Vocational Training is the only vocational school to offer the Retail Butchery program in English.
The Cake and Cookie Summer Course is designed for kids who have passion and interest in pastry. The course will be taught by the very famous pastry master teacher, Chef Alfred. He will guide students to experience the beauty of bakery creations . The students will definitely have a unique and unforgettable learning memory for the summer!