Official Languages Policy

Some articles on official languages, official, official languages policy:

Bilingualism In Canada - Support and Opposition - Findings of Public Hearings - Findings of The Spicer Commission (1990)
... of Canada." The Forum, which was headed by former Commissioner of Official Languages Keith Spicer, published a report in June 1991, which included a detailed discussion of Canadians ... the most extensive consultation ever with Canadians on the subject of official bilingualism, were compiled statistically by the Spicer Commission, and tend ... but nearly 80% of these discussions produced negative comments on “official languages policy.” These results prompted Spicer to write, “ Canada’s use of two official languages is ...

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