Official Languages in Canada
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Mercier builds a trading post in the Yukon, and his efforts will have a major impact on the development of the territory.
An amendment to the Northwest Territories Act gives English and French equal status in the Legislative Assembly and before the courts
This means that English and French are on equal footing.
It promptly discards the official use of French.
An ordinance and a resolution make English the only language permitted in schools and in the legislative assembly.
Founded in Yellowknife, the Fédération defends the interests of the Northwest Territories’ French-speaking community.
The Association works with its partners to create and develop the services, activities and institutions needed in order for Yukon’s French-speaking community to remain dynamic.
The bi-monthly publication reports on Yukon’s current events and is the main source of communication within the territory’s French-speaking community.
The school is named after Émilie Tremblay, who, in 1894, became one of the first Francophone women from Quebec to make the long journey to Dawson City, Yukon.
The flag’s colours are blue, gold and white.
Yukon’s Languages Act recognizes the status of French and highlights the importance of Aboriginal languages.
The Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon, the only school board in Yukon, is responsible for French as a first language education throughout the territory.
The group represents the interests of French-speaking women in Yukon.
The broadcast signal comes from Vancouver.
The Partenariat communauté en santé network works together with its partners to improve overall health and well-being in Yukon’s Francophone community.
May 15, 2007
The territorial government commemorates the historical contribution of Francophones over the past 200 years in Yukon.
Whitehorse hosts this unique Francophonie-themed event full of activities and shows.
The Supreme Court of Canada rules on issues of bias and the role of the Yukon Francophone School Board in admissions
The Supreme Court of Canada first looked into the apprehension of bias on the part of the trial judge and found problems with the trial judge’s conduct. The Court then determined the Yukon Francophone School Board’s role in setting admission criteria.