Language dispute at Quebec condo building over COVID-19 sign



text, letter: This sign is being called "disrespectful." Oct 21, 2020.


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This sign is being called “disrespectful.” Oct 21, 2020.

Melina Migiakis is furious with the administration at the Ahuntstic-Cartierville condo building her elderly grandparents call home over posted signs about COVID-19 restrictions.

“It’s so disrespectful. It’s so degrading,” she told Global News.

Her anger was sparked by signs explaining COVID-19 measures banning people from accepting most visitors, written in French only. Her Greek immigrant grandparents don’t have a strong understanding of French.

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“We saw the signs about COVID-19 in the elevator. My mother and I had written on the note: ‘English, please.’ You know, we even called them. He never got back to us,” she said.

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‘It’s so disrespectful’: Language dispute at Quebec condo building over COVID-19 sign – Montreal

Melina Migiakis is furious with the administration at the Ahuntstic-Cartierville condo building her elderly grandparents call home over posted signs about COVID-19 restrictions.

“It’s so disrespectful. It’s so degrading,” she told Global News.

Her anger was sparked by signs explaining COVID-19 measures banning people from accepting most visitors, written in French only. Her Greek immigrant grandparents don’t have a strong understanding of French.

READ MORE: Montreal ‘progressing in the right way’ as coronavirus cases start to plateau, officials say

“We saw the signs about COVID-19 in the elevator. My mother and I had written on the note: ‘English, please.’ You know, we even called them. He never got back to us,” she said.

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Dispute between contractor, officials causes glut in Fazilka : The Tribune India

Our Correspondent

Fazilka, October 18

There has been glut in the grain market in the district following a dispute between a contractor and government officials over paddy lifting. Official sources said 4.5 lakh bags of paddy are yet to be lifted from the grain market.

After the cancellation of cartage contract of Nishant Gumber by the District Food and Supplies Controller (DFSC) on October 14 on the allegation of tardy lifting, the process has come to a standstill in the grain market during the peak season.

Gumber challenged the cancellation of the orders in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on October 16. The court stayed the impugned orders of the DFSC.

The respondents in the case include the Secretary and Director, Food and Supply and Consumer Affairs, Fazilka; MLA Davinder Singh Ghubaya and his father Sher Singh Ghubaya; DC; SSP and the DFSC.

Ghubaya and his father had staged

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Monday Mysteries series: Dispute over unpenned hogs leads to intense argument, murder | History

Norman Bliss was finishing chores at his farm near Shelton on March 22, 1903, when he noticed hogs eating corn in his field. They belonged to his neighbor, James Barnhart, and it was not the first time they had been on his property. On several occasions the hogs ventured onto his property while their indifferent owner did nothing to contain his animals.

Bliss and his son proceeded to drive the animals back off their property with pitchforks. In the process of driving the

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