Wednesday, September 09, 2009

40 Years of the Official Languages Act

This is an update to the September 7, 2009 post entitled 40th Anniversary of Canada's Official Languages Act.

The legislation recognized the equal status of English and French in federal institutions and in Canadian society.

Justice Canada has some additional material on 40 Years of the Official Languages Act, including a history of amendments to the legislation, links to a A Brief History of the Evolution of Language Rights Before the Supreme Court of Canada as well as an article on the bilingual and bijural drafting of bills and legislative instruments.

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 7:59 pm


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