Radio & Television

Tele-Quebec to receive $3M to promote the French language

MONTREAL — The Quebec government announced today it is providing $3 million in financial assistance to the province’s educational television broadcaster, la Société de télédiffusion du Québec (Télé-Québec), to support Le français, comme je l’aime (French, how I like it), a project that promotes the French language. Specifically, Télé-Québec will produce three original productions designed to emphasize the importance of the French language and encourage its use, particularly among young viewers and Internet users. The three productions are: a series of “101 capsules” with a humorous, historical and artistic flavour, promoting words and expressions used in Quebec; a 90-minute television...