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The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada releases a variety of material to the media regarding its work, activities, publications and the Commissioner’s opinions. More detailed information about Canada’s official languages and how Canada’s Commissioner of Official Languages is protecting the language rights of Canadians and promoting Canada’s official languages can be found in our sections on publications, tools and resources and statistics.

2017

Ghislaine Saikaley appointed again as Interim Commissioner of Official Languages

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Governor in Council has appointed Ghislaine Saikaley as Interim Commissioner of Official Languages for another six months. Continue reading Ghislaine Saikaley appointed again as Interim Commissioner of Official Languages


Interim Commissioner of Official Languages says federal language regime due for review

Thursday, June 08, 2017

As the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act approaches, Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Ghislaine Saikaley says that it is time to conduct a review of the federal language regime. Continue reading Interim Commissioner of Official Languages says federal language regime due for review


Details on the complaints about the appointment process for the position of Commissioner of Official Languages

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has received a number of complaints alleging that the Government did not respect subsection 49(1) of the Official Languages Act during the appointment process for the person who will become Commissioner of Official Languages. Continue reading Details on the complaints about the appointment process for the position of Commissioner of Official Languages


Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Remains Confident CATSA Can Succeed in Meeting its Language Obligations

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

An audit report released today by Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Ghislaine Saikaley says that the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has the potential to succeed in meeting its official language obligations when it comes to communicating with the travelling public. Continue reading Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Remains Confident CATSA Can Succeed in Meeting its Language Obligations


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