Quebec’s technology companies argue that it is unreasonable to expect newcomers to Quebec to learn French in just six months, and they urge Premier Francois Legault to put a halt to his Bill 96, which requires people to learn the language. “The requirement under Bill 96 to learn French within six months imposes an unrealistic deadline, as newcomers struggle with multiple challenges related to a life-changing move to a new home in Quebec,” 37 tech companies argued in an open letter to Quebec’s premier.