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Horizon 2018 : toward stronger support of French-language learning in British Columbia / The Honourable Claudette Tardif, chair ; The Honourable Rose-May Poirier, deputy chair.: YC34-0/421-4E-PDF

“Canadians living in British Columbia face major challenges in accessing Francophone schools and French immersion programs. In this report, the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages chose to focus on accessing French first-language and French second-language education in British Columbia because the province is a typical case in which francophone schools and French immersion programs face significant challenges. These challenges, however, are not unique to B.C. and the lessons learned in this report can also be applied in other jurisdictions. The current report builds on the committee’s 2015 report called Aiming Higher: Increasing bilingualism of our Canadian youth. The conclusions and recommendations of the committee’s report apply to francophone schools, French immersion programs and British Columbia’s French-speaking community at large, including francophones and francophiles, and the support they are entitled to"--Executive summary, p. vii, viii.

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Department/Agency Canada. Parliament. Senate. Standing Committee on Official Languages.
Title Horizon 2018 : toward stronger support of French-language learning in British Columbia / The Honourable Claudette Tardif, chair ; The Honourable Rose-May Poirier, deputy chair.
Variant title Toward stronger support of French-language learning in British Columbia
Series title Report of the Standing Senate Committee on on Official Languages ; [4th report, 42nd Parliament, 1st session]
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Horizon 2018 : vers un appui renforcé è l’apprentissage du français en Colombie-Britannique.
Cover title.
“May 2017.”
Includes report summary, report highlights, and government response.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information Ottawa : Senate, 2017.
Author / Contributor Tardif, Claudette.
Poirier, Rose-May, 1954-
Description xiii, 70, xxvi p. : charts, ill. (some col.) + 3 v. (vii, [2], 6 p.)
Catalogue number
  • YC34-0/421-4E-PDF
Subject terms Francophonie
French language
French second language
Government policy
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