Official Languages – February 23, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Official Languages – February 23, 2015

Representatives from the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute at the University of Ottawa testify as part of the committee’s study on best practices for language policies and second-language learning.
Richard Clément, director and associate dean, and Hilaire Lemoine, executive in residence, discuss the mandate and activities of the OLBI and outline some measures that might help the federal government with its promotion of official languages.
Justin Morrow, founder and president of Canadian Youth for French, then speaks about the organization’s mission to inspire a greater appreciation for French and to increase the number of bilingual Canadians throughout English Canada. (February 23, 2015)