2021–2022 in brief: statistics

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

Text version: 2021–2022 in brief: statistics

  • Exceptional year for official languages
    • 5,409 admissible complaints
    • Increase of 189% compared with last year
    • More than 91% of admissible complaints were about incidents in Quebec and in the National Capital Region
    • Strong public interest in bilingualism among senior officials, who are supposed to lead by example in promoting linguistic duality
  • [Chart of complaints by part of the Act]
    • [Part VII] 1,346 admissible complaints about the federal government’s appointment of a Governor General who is not fluent in French
    • [Part IV] 2,680 admissible complaints about the speech given in English to a Montréal audience by Air Canada’s President and Chief Executive Officer
      • Incident that has generated the highest number of complaints in the history of the Office of the Commissioner
Date modified:
2022-06-07