Official Languages – March 26, 2013

In Committee from the House of Commons

Official Languages – March 26, 2013

Official Languages

New Democrat MP Alexandrine Latendresse discusses her bill (C-419) that would require bilingualism for new officers of Parliament. The rule would apply to 10 key positions, including the auditor general, chief electoral officer, and official languages commissioner.

Marie-France Kenny of the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada, as well as Stephen D. Thompson and James Shea of the Quebec Community Groups Network continue discussion on the bill.