Media Advisory: Commissioner of Official Languages presents his report on the impact of emergency situations on official languages

Gatineau (Quebec) – CNW, October 28, 2020 Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge will be presenting his report, A Matter of Respect and Safety: The Impact of Emergency Situations on Official Languages during a virtual press conference on Thursday, October 29.

The report highlights several alarming findings, such as:

  • serious shortcomings in federal institutions’ processes and structures that are creating major challenges in communicating promptly, simultaneously and equally in both official languages;
  • the absence of a comprehensive formal communications approach that explicitly explains what measures federal institutions need to take to meet their official languages obligations.

Date: October 29, 2020

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Connect to the virtual press conference

The Commissioner will be available to discuss with journalists the content of his report. If you wish to speak with the Commissioner following the press conference, please send your request to


For information, please contact:

Media Relations
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

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