Quebec Sign LanguagePrint
50,000 (2010 E. Parks).
Quebec; Ontario, nothern Ontario, Ottawa; New Brunswick, Bathurst; British Columbia, Vancouver; Alberta, Edmonton.
Related to French Sign Language (LSF) [fsl].
In northern Quebec, deaf people use ASL, with English the L2. Some use Signed French. Segregated deaf education by sex resulted in some lexical differences between the sexes; female use more influenced by ASL and LSQ; male by Signed French and LSQ. Rare for a deaf child to learn both LSQ and ASL. A few adults have working knowledge of both.