Canada: ONTARIO: Father Raspberry's School

Near a soft-drink bar in the main building of the University of Ottawa hangs a crudely crayoned sign: "S'il vous plait—please—pas de bouteilles—no bottles—dans le—in the—gym." Students shout to each other in English, answer in French. Professors teach all courses in two languages. Everywhere on the campus of Canada's lone bilingual university le bilinguisme is casually accepted.

Last week Ottawa's 3,000 regular students (one-third English speaking, two-thirds French) and its staff (125 Oblate fathers, 21 nuns, 147 lay teachers) crowded on to the campus for the university's centenary. They put on a pageant, handed out honorary degrees to ten...

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