Protecting and Promoting Canada's Official Languages!

The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages is at your service! The Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada is an agent of Parliament whose mandate is to promote Canadian linguistic duality and oversee the full implementation of the Official Languages Act.

Explore our Official Languages Timeline and discover fascinating moments that shaped our nation’s history.

Helping you achieve your language goals

Teachers, Parents & Youth: We have developed a variety of tools and resources for Canadian teachers, parents and youth.


Public servants: We provide information and resources on how to successfully create an inclusive culture within federal institutions that fully respects your language rights and those of Canadian citizens.


Parliamentarians: Because the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada answers directly to Parliament, we are dedicated to providing you with all the information you need on official languages.


Immigrants and partner groups: We are committed to providing you with information on immigration in official language minority communities.