This database presents summaries of key court decisions in Canada related to official languages and of events relating to language rights since 2003. These summaries have been prepared by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada.
This database is not exhaustive. It was designed to be used as a reference tool for people directly or indirectly interested in language rights. The database is updated on an ongoing basis.
Province or Territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Court: Supreme Court of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
Citation: 2004 NLSCTD 89
Category: Minority-language education rightsIn ChubbsFootnote 1, the Supreme Court of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador considered the question of whether the province had performed its obligation to provide minority language education for children of rights holders on the south...
Province or Territory: Alberta
Court: Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta
Citation: 2004 ABQB 428
Category: Minority-language education rightsThis judgmentFootnote 1 discusses tests to be used in awarding costs to a party who has initiated acourt action to compel compliance with the rights conferred by section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and...