party leaders: Fran ois Legault said most people should pass easily, but he's open to offering an extension or exemption to seniors or those with learning disabilities, according to Toronto Star. Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS Speaking early Friday, Legault said new immigrants would be given a temporary permit upon entry and then have three years to take free language courses and pass a basic French-language test. After two weeks of campaigning nearly devoid of language talk, the issue jumped into the spotlight on Day 16 as party leaders responded to Fran ois Legault's proposals with differing visions on how best to integrate immigrants into French-speaking Quebec. Those who fail would not be granted permission to stay and would be considered to be in the country illegally, he said. Article Continued Below I will be open to accommodations, if someone has learning difficulties, he told reporters. Legault said most people should pass easily, but he's open to offering an extension or exemption to seniors or those with learning disabilities. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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