I laugh when I hear politicians promise to be bilingual in a few months. But I cringe when I hear of wasteful spending for competent public servants who don’t need the language skills.
Official languages commissioner Raymond Théberge is in charge of championing Canadian linguistic duality and ensuring federal bodies respect and use both official languages. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—I have three E’s in my basket. J’ai trois “e”dans mon panier.
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