2021–2022 in brief: achievements

2021–2022 in brief: achievements. Details in text following the infographic.

Text version: 2021–2022 in brief: achievements

  • Release of the results of the public opinion survey
    • 87% of Canadians support the aims of the Official Languages Act.
  • Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling in the Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique’s case
    • Major victory for the vitality of official language minority communities in Canada.
    • Did you know? The Commissioner filed the notice of appeal for this case in 2018.
  • Tabling of Bill C-13
    • An essential step in advancing both official languages in Canada.
    • Bill grants new powers to the Commissioner, including the ability to impose administrative monetary penalties.
  • Improvements to the Official Languages Maturity Model
    • 18 federal institutions used the Office of the Commissioner’s tool, which is now easier to use.
  • Landmark ruling in the Dionne case
    • Ruling once again demonstrates the importance of federal employees’ language-of-work rights.
  • Release of the Office of the Commissioner’s study on the 4.4% target for French-speaking immigrants in Francophone minority communities
    • Troubling impact of the decline in the demographic weight of these communities.
    • We need a new, clear objective and a higher Francophone immigration target.
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