Official Languages – June 9, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Official Languages – June 9, 2014

Senators conclude their study on the impacts of recent changes to the immigration system on official language minority communities. Rénald Gilbert from Citizenship and Immigration Canada speaks about Destination Canada which is a job forum that encourages francophone workers to immigrate to Canada. Yves Saint-Germain from Citizenship and Immigration Canada responds to questions about the integration of francophone immigrants.
Jean Johnson and Ida Kamariza from the Association canadienne-française de l’Alberta share their concerns regarding the immigration levels in their region. The ACFA is the organization that represents the Franco-Albertan community. Roukya Adbi Aden from the Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité makes recommendations to facilitate the recruitment and integration of French speaking immigrants. RDÉE is a national organization working for the economic development of Canada’s francophone communities.
(June 9, 2014)