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.
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Province or Territory: Quebec
Court: Federal Court of Appeal
Citation: 2021 FCA 159
Category: Language rights in the federal public serviceIn this case, the Federal Court of Appeal was asked to rule, for the first time, on the interpretation of subsections 36(1)(a) and 36(2) of the Official Languages Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. 31 (4th...