Official Languages in Canada
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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.
The Union Canadienne-Française de Vancouver is the first Francophone sociocultural organization in British Columbia.
The community takes root on the banks of the Fraser River east of Vancouver.
June 24, 1945
A congress held in Victoria leads to the creation of the Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique.
In response to numerous demands from the public, the Ministry of Education authorizes the experiment.
It is the fourth provincial/territorial branch of the Canadian Parents for French network.
Raymond Lemoine, principal of École des Pionniers in Maillardville, designs the winning entry in a 1981 contest to create the new Franco-Columbian flag.
May 27, 1996
The Conseil culturel is the result of discussions between the Fédération des Francophones de la Colombie-Britannique and cultural organizations of the province.
RésoSanté is a non-profit provincial organization that promotes French-language health and welfare services in British Columbia
The organization was created following provincial and national studies that showed differences in access to health services faced by Francophone minority communities in Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada is called upon to determine whether British Columbia Supreme Court judges have the discretion to allow documents written solely in French to be admitted into evidence in civil court proceedings
The Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, the Fédération des parents francophones de la Colombie-Britannique and a group of parents initiated proceedings pursuant to section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms for permission to introduce into evidence documents written solely in French.
The Supreme Court of Canada determines how to establish equivalence between minority and majority language schools
The Supreme Court of Canada found that the minority language education offered at the Rose-des-Vents elementary school was not equivalent to the education offered in the majority language as is required under section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.