An opportunity to rethink federal support for official language communities

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act in 2019, our message is this. To the government: settle the funding, then lead the public conversation needed to come to a modern, comprehensive public policy statement for official languages.

In the last year, Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has led cross-country consultations on the next multi-year action plan for Official Languages.‎ It's time for a more fundamental review of how the Government of Canada supports official language minority communities.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, May 29, 2017 12:00 AM

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