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: New Brunswick
Court: Federal Court of Appeal
Citation: 2004 CAF 263
Category: Vitality and development of official language minority communitiesThe case concerned the decision of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to transfer certain positions from one region to another and raised inter alia the question of remedies available to penalize infringements of the government’s commitment regarding the...