The Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada is an agent of Parliament whose duty is to promote Canada’s official languages and protect the language rights of Canadians. A critical component of the Commissioner’s job is to report to parliamentary committees in both the House of Commons and the Senate of Canada. The Commissioner of Official Languages also travels from coast to coast, participating in panel discussions, meeting key partners and delivering speeches on official languages to young Canadians, researchers, public service employees and community leaders. You will find many of his speeches here.


Commissioner’s speech for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission public hearing (CRTC)

Friday, January 22, 2021

Thank you for the opportunity to offer my perspective on the renewal of the broadcasting licences for various CBC/Radio-Canada services. Here with me are Pierre Leduc, Assistant Commissioner of our Policy and Communications Branch; Jean Marleau, Acting Assistant Commissioner of our Compliance...

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