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: Manitoba
Court: Federal Court
Citation: 2009 FC 704
Category: Language rights in the federal public serviceThis caseFootnote 1 arose from complaints filed by a group of 39 VIA Rail employees concerning the impact of their employer’s language policy on their opportunities for advancement. The policy in question addressed,...