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Heather Keith

Heather Keith, formerly known as Heather Keith-Ryan, is an anglophone rights activist from the Eastern Townships region of the Canadian province of Quebec. She has served two terms as president of the Townshippers’ Association and in this capacity has opposed provincial restrictions on the use of the English language. Keith herself is fluent in English and French.

Keith moved to Quebec’s Eastern Townships in 1967. She has owned a bed-and-breakfast in Mansonville, been a town councillor, served as vice-president of a local Chamber of Commerce, and worked as a realtor and teacher. In the 1990s, she co-authored a book for anglophone tourists entitled, Quebec: Bonjour Eh. The book was later re-issued as Quebec: Bonjour — Visitor’s Visa to French-Speaking Canada.

In the 2000s, Keith received Bachelor’s degree in social work at McGill University. She later started a Master’s degree in gerontology at the Université de Sherbrooke.

Books by Heather Keith

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