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Fifty Years Later: The Legacy of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism

Ottawa, February 5, 2013
Graham Fraser - Commissioner of Official Languages

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Footnote 1

Allan Blakeney and Sandford Borins, Political Management in Canada, University of Toronto Press, Second Edition, Toronto, 1998, p. 187.

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Footnote 2

Jane Jenson, “Commissioning Ideas: Representation and Royal Commissions,” in Susan D. Phillips, ed., How Ottawa Spends, Ottawa, Carleton University Press, 1994, pp. 39–40.

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Footnote 3

Nelson Wiseman, In Search of Canadian Political Culture, UBC Press, Vancouver, Toronto, 2007, p. 94.

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Footnote 4

Richard Van Loon and Michael Whittington, The Canadian Political System: Environment, Structure and Process, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd., Toronto, 1987, p. 497.

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Footnote 5

Donald V. Smiley, Canada in Question: Federalism in the Seventies, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd., 1972, p. 179, quoted by Kenneth McRoberts, “Making Canada Bilingual: Illusions and Delusions of Federal Language Policy,” in David P. Sugarman and Reg Whitaker, eds., Federalism and Political Community: Essays in Honour of Donald Smiley, Broadview Press, Peterborough, 1989, p. 141.

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Footnote 6

Eve Haque, Multiculturalism Within a Bilingual Framework: Language Race and Exclusion in Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto 2012, p. 17.

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Footnote 7

Page reference in journal to come; cited in Sorry, I Don't Speak French, p. 67.

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Footnote 8

F. R. Scott, “Canada, Quebec, and Bilingualism,” in Essays on the Constitution: Aspects of Canadian law and politics, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1977, p. 197.

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Footnote 9

Graham Fraser, Sorry, I Don't Speak French: Confronting the Canadian Crisis That Won't Go Away, McClelland and Stewart Ltd., Toronto, p. 66.

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Footnote 10

Sorry, I Don't Speak French, p. 62.

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Footnote 11

Sorry, I Don't Speak French, pp. 76–77.

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Footnote 12

Sorry, I Don't Speak French, p. 75.

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Footnote 13

André Laurendeau, Journal tenu pendant la Commission royale d'enquête sur le bilinguisme et le biculturalisme, Outremont, VLB/Septentrion, 1990, p. 43.

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Footnote 14

Canada, A Preliminary Report of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, 1965, paragraph 80, p. 86.

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Footnote 15

Canada, Report of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, Volume 1, paragraph 32.

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