Raymond Théberge takes over the helm at the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

Raymond Théberge enters into office as Commissioner of Official Languages on January 29, 2018.

Commissioner Théberge has a PhD in linguistics from McGill University, a master’s degree in applied linguistics from the University of Ottawa and a bachelor’s degree in history from the Collège universitaire de Saint‑Boniface. He held a number of leadership positions before coming to the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, including president and vice chancellor of the Université de Moncton.

The new Commissioner brings with him significant experience with official language minority communities. He also has extensive experience in academia and has worked across Canada.

Commissioner Théberge is the author of various publications that reflect his interest in official language minority communities, including a book called Demain, la francophonie en milieu minoritaire? about the future of French-speaking minority communities.