Backgrounder: Official Languages: Complaints lead to positive outcomes

Complaints lead to positive outcomes. Text version follows.
 
Text version: Official Languages: Complaints lead to positive outcomes

Text version: Official Languages: Complaints lead to positive outcomes

Our 2013—2014 annual report shows how Canadians have the power to make things change.
Complaint Action Positive outcome
According to the Quebec English-language Production Council, federal funding for Quebec’s English-speaking communities was inadequate. The Commissioner received a complaint, investigated it and made recommendations. The Anglophone Minority Incentive, a program for English-language television production in Quebec, was created.
The website of the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge was in English only. The St. Mary’s River Bridge Company created a bilingual website. Travellers can now access information in both official languages.
The linguistic profile for an Environment Canada managerial job posting in Nova Scotia was too low. Environment Canada raised the linguistic profile and agreed to implement the recommendations to avoid future problems.

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Date modified:
2018-09-17