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Quebec and Authorization

plan: Under the plan, immigrants to Quebec would receive a temporary three-year permit and be tested on certain criteria such as knowledge of the French language in order to receive authorization to apply for Canadian residency, according to Vancouver Courier. Newcomers who repeatedly fail the tests would not receive the authorization and would be flagged at the federal level as living in Quebec without status. Premier Philippe Couillard said Tuesday the plan is impracticable and that it considers immigrants as problems that need solving. article continues below Trending Stories Vancouver's Aboriginal relations manager resigns to run Ian Campbell's mayoral campaign Police targeting speeders over the long weekend Prominent Musqueam member mulls continued council run with NPALia Frankland plays alongside Charlize Theron in TullyL'Actualite, a Montreal-based magazine, published details on Monday of what it says is the recently adopted immigration policy of the Coalition. The Coalition did not deny the authenticity of the document Tuesday when questioned about it by reporters. She said Couillard and his party wants to hide the problem under the carpet. Coalition member Nathalie Roy said her party's proposal is aimed at ensuring that those who want to permanently reside in Quebec are properly integrated into society, which she suggested is not the case for many newcomers. ( As reported in the news.