M-37.2 - Act to proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month

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chapter M-37.2
Act to proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month
The Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration is responsible for the application of this Act. Order in Council 893-2022 dated 1 June 2022, (2022) 154 G.O. 2 (French), 3494.
AS Québec’s Hispanic community represents an important social group within Québec society;
AS many individuals in Québec report that they are of Latin American or Spanish origin and that Spanish is their mother tongue;
AS Québec’s Hispanic community contributes to Québec’s economic development;
AS the cultural and social heritage of Québec’s Hispanic community is rich and diversified;
AS this cultural heritage includes the contributions of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas;
AS this cultural heritage includes the contributions of the communities of African descent;
AS celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month would help recognize the contributions of Québec’s Hispanic community to Québec society;
THE PARLIAMENT OF QUÉBEC ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
1. October is proclaimed Hispanic Heritage Month.
2018, c. 27, s. 1.
2. (Omitted).
2018, c. 27, s. 2.