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Canada’s language watchdog said Tuesday that government spending cuts mean federal institutions are failing to deliver services in both official languages.
“What I’m most worried about is public service entities that have direct contact with the public,” said Official Languages Commissioner Graham Fraser. 459 more words
Columnist Kelly Egan’s comments on the federal approach to official languages calls for a response.
Egan thinks offering services to the public in both languages is a “fine idea in theory,” but finds it excessive for somebody to check whether the government lives up to its obligations and for citizens to be able to file complaints when they think their rights are being violated or even (yes, the horror!) go to court when an organization fails to correct the situation after multiple infractions. 493 more words