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Canadian Supreme Court to hear case of couple who sued Air Canada for not being able to order a 7Up in FrenchThe Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear the appeal of a couple who sued Air Canada when they weren’t able to order a 7Up in French.Michel and Lynda Thibodeau filed eight complaints with the official languages commissioner over the English-only services they say they received from Air Canada during trips taken between January and May, 2009.The Federal Court awarded the couple $12,000 in compensation for the times Air Canada did not serve them in French. Air Canada was also ordered to apologize to the Thibodeaus.

Canadian Supreme Court to hear case of couple who sued Air Canada for not being able to order a 7Up in French
The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear the appeal of a couple who sued Air Canada when they weren’t able to order a 7Up in French.

Michel and Lynda Thibodeau filed eight complaints with the official languages commissioner over the English-only services they say they received from Air Canada during trips taken between January and May, 2009.

The Federal Court awarded the couple $12,000 in compensation for the times Air Canada did not serve them in French. Air Canada was also ordered to apologize to the Thibodeaus.

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    can you say ridiculous?
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    Are we talking “Haut-Sept” or what? This is more about the way that someone couldn’t explain why they had no Haut-Sept,...
  4. angelamcewen reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    dang see this is what creates separatism that plagues canada.
  5. mickeebee68 reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Air Canada did nothing wrong. Merde’
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    I don’t understand how the flight attendant was unable to ascertain what they wanted from puis je avoir un 7up (assuming...
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    … I can’t comment on this without pissing anyone off. So I’ll just go with “ugh”.
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    Wow, I could never imagine receiving service in French and suing over it. Petty people with petty problems getting money...
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    omg this photo
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    JFC, really?
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    some french-canadians are completely and totally irrational like what are you mad it’s not called “sept en haut”? ferme...
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    really.
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