2016

Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Ghislaine Saikaley calls for reforms

Under Mrs. Saikaley’s leadership, the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages initiates discussions on its position on amending the Official Languages Act.

Ghislaine Saikaley joined the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages in 2008 as Assistant Commissioner of the Compliance Assurance Branch. For eight years, she was responsible for investigations, audits and performance measurement under the provisions of the Official Languages Act.

In December 2016, she was appointed as Interim Commissioner of Official Languages by the Governor in Council. Over her 13 months in office, she continued to pursue the Office of the Commissioner’s mandate and maintained its connections with official language communities.