Beyond Words–Canada's Official Languages Newsletter

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Youth: Agents of change

Young Canadians have played a critical historical role in helping to maintain and promote our country’s linguistic duality. Their stories are an inspiration for young people who are currently engaged in promoting Canada’s two official languages.

Canada’s linguistic duality at the heart of inclusiveness and diversity

Our linguistic duality lies at the heart of the Canadian values of inclusiveness and diversity. Over the course of our history, accommodating two languages has helped Canadians understand that diversity and difference are strengths, not weaknesses, and to some extent has fostered greater openness...

Discovering the history of Canada's official languages

Canada's official languages belong to all Canadians, regardless of their linguistic background or whether they are unilingual, bilingual or multilingual.

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