Official languages: modernizing the regulatory framework

(Disponible en français : Les langues officielles : vers une modernisation du cadre réglementaire) Renewed focus on the offer of services in French across Canada Clearly the past 15 months saw an unprecedented renewal of focus on the offer of French-language services across Canada. In October 2015, for the first time in its history, the…

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An Economic Strategy for the International Francophonie

(Disponible en français : Une stratégie économique pour la Francophonie internationale) International Francophonie Day is celebrated every March 20, the date on which the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF) was created. While it has essentially been a cultural, educational and social community since the beginning, La Francophonie has always considered the importance of reinforcing…

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Language Rights of Francophones in Western Canada to Be Heard by the Supreme Court … Today

(Disponible en français : Les droits linguistiques des francophones de l’Ouest devant la Cour suprême… aujourd’hui) The accused and their court challenge Today the Supreme Court will hear the case between Her Majesty the Queen, et al. (respondents) and Gilles Caron, et al. (appellants), a francophone Albertan charged with an offence under Alberta’s Traffic Safety…