The Official Languages Act : understanding its principles and implementation / Marie-Ève Hudon.: YM32-2/2011-55E-PDF

"The purpose of the Official Languages Act (OLA) is to ensure respect for English and French as the official languages of Canada. It was enacted in 1969 and revised in 1988; that version of the legislation is still in force, and Parliament has recently debated modernizing it"--Executive summary, page i.

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Department/Agency Canada. Library of Parliament, issuing body.
Canada. Parliamentary Information and Research Service, issuing body.
Title The Official Languages Act : understanding its principles and implementation / Marie-Ève Hudon.
Series title Background paper ; publication no. 2011-55-E
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Earlier edition The Official Languages Act
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: La Loi sur les langues officielles : comprendre ses principes et son régime d'application.
Issued by: Parliamentary Information and Research Service.
"19 April 2011."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 5-7).
Publishing information Ottawa, Canada : Library of Parliament = Bibliothèque du Parlement, 2020.
Author / Contributor Hudon, Marie-Ève, author.
Description 1 online resource (i, 7 pages).
Catalogue number
  • YM32-2/2011-55E-PDF
Edition Revised 11 June 2020.
Subject terms Canada. Official Languages Act (1988)
Language policy -- Canada.
Bilingualism -- Law and legislation -- Canada.
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