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Tests d’immigration [citizenship] plus chers en français : le commissaire aux langues officielles blâme Ottawa

This should provoke some broader reflection within IRCC about the overall cost of citizenship and the related impact on the naturalization rate. Not just an issue of differential costs for francophones and anglophones: 544 more words


Government documents show Julian Fantino’s claims about doctored emails were wrong

A document obtained under access-to-information laws refutes former Conservative cabinet minister Julian Fantino’s claim that an email at the heart of an official languages complaint had been doctored, the… 542 more words

Defence Watch

Editorial: Graham Fraser's message

For members of linguistic minorities, trying to assert their rightful place in the wider community can feel like trying to run up the down escalator: stop, and they will go backward. 431 more words


Quebec anglos need to push for their rights: Official Languages Commissioner

Quebec anglophones, like French-speakers elsewhere in Canada, need to be vigilant about ensuring their rights and needs are respected, says Canada’s outgoing Commissioner of Official Languages. 830 more words

Local News

@Kady's Watchlist for June 8 - Senate set to rewrite proposed new rules on assisted dying

After a brief one-day reprieve from parliamentary scrutiny, the government’s proposed new laws on physician-assisted dying return to the spotlight today as senators begin debating… 502 more words


Air Canada consistently defying law: languages commissioner

OTTAWA – Air Canada consistently flouts the Official Languages Act and Parliament must do more to pressure the company to comply with the rules, Canada’s official languages commissioner said Tuesday. 458 more words