More than eight in 10 Canadian adults say it’s a good thing that Canada is bilingual, according to a national government survey.
In addition, eight-in-10 Canadians say that being a dual language country is good for Canada’s international image.
One reason sited: "Bilingualism reflects the English and French heritage of our country."
Reasons, according to research, why bilingualism is an advantage:
An interesting, but unrelated fact: Montreal has the second largest number of French-speaking adults, behind only Paris.