Official Languages – March 23, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Official Languages – March 23, 2015

Senators continue their study on best practices for language policies and second-language learning in a context of linguistic duality or plurality. Beat Nobs, the ambassador of Switzerland to Canada, and Urs Obrist, science, research and education officer at the Swiss Embassy discuss the linguistic situation in Switzerland. Marc Charland, executive director of the Quebec Federation of Parents’ Committees along with Alec Boudreau, the president of the Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française and his colleague, Josée Vaillancourt, who is the organization’s executive director discuss second-language learning from the perspectives of both parents and students.
(March 23, 2015)