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.
In the early 20th century, the population of the Northwest Territories is predominantly of British descent, but there is still a strong Métis presence.
The linguistic imbalance that has existed since the late 19th century worsens in the Northwest Territories
The Arctic is chosen as the site for a distant early warning line against possible Soviet attacks.
Founded in Yellowknife, the Fédération defends the interests of the Northwest Territories’ French-speaking community.
The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories adopts the Official Languages Ordinance, giving English and French equal status in government services.
The newspaper covers Franco-Ténois news and is a source of social, cultural and political information.
In the Mercure and Paquette cases, the Supreme Court of Canada confirms bilingualism in Saskatchewan and Alberta
The Court recognizes that section 110 of the Northwest Territories Act still applies to those provinces.
The Languages Commissioner ensures that the territorial government’s institutions respect the Northwest Territories’ Official Languages Act.
Mostly sky blue, the flag depicts a curved base with a polar bear looking at a symbol that is half fleur-de-lis and half snowflake.
The French-language educational program is established by the Baffin Divisional Board of Education.
The Commission scolaire francophone des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (formerly the Conseil scolaire francophone des Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is the only school board in the Northwest Territories to provide the French as a first language program.
On April 1, 1999, the newly created territory of Nunavut inherits the Northwest Territories’ Official Languages Act.
It is the eleventh provincial/territorial branch of the Canadian Parents for French network.
The mission of the Réseau TNO santé en français is to help improve access to French language health and social services for the Northwest Territories’ Francophone community.
The Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories rules on the scope of the government’s discretion regarding admission to French-language schools
The Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories allowed the appeal and overturned the decision of the trial judge with regard to both the constitutionality of a ministerial directive affecting admission to French-language schools and the analysis of whether the numbers warranted expansion of École Boréale.