Linguistic Duality and Cultural Diversity

English and French are essential components of the Canadian identity. Over time, this linguistic duality has been enriched by the contributions of numerous cultures. Canada increasingly relies on immigration to ensure both demographic and economic growth.

The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages is highly interested in the relationship between linguistic duality and cultural diversity. We believe that every Canadian should be able to benefit from diversity and duality.

For an overview of the Office of the Commissioner's activities related to linguistic duality and cultural diversity, please see the following sections: