Summary document : engaging Canadians as a step towards modernizing the Official Languages Act.: CH14-41/2019E-PDF

"Adopted in 1969, the Official Languages Act (the Act) is a quasi-constitutional piece oflegislation that made Canada an officially bilingual country. The 50th anniversary of theAct is an opportunity to examine the future of our official languages. The Government of Canada is committed to promoting English and French, our two official languages, as well as the vitality of official language minority communities across the country. In the summer of 2018, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, gave the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, the mandate to begin a review to modernize the Official Languages Act"--Page 10.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Canadian Heritage, issuing body.
Title Summary document : engaging Canadians as a step towards modernizing the Official Languages Act.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued by : Canadian Heritage.
Issued also in French under title: Document synthèse : à la rencontre des Canadiens en vue de moderniser la Loi sur les langues officielles.
Title from cover.
Issued also in HTML format.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Gatineau, Quebec] : Government of Canada = Gouvernement du Canada, 2019.
Description 1 online resource (67 pages) : colour photographs
ISBN 9780660317595
Catalogue number
  • CH14-41/2019E-PDF
Subject terms Canada. Official Languages Act (1988)
Language policy -- Canada.
Bilingualism -- Law and legislation -- Canada.
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