Language Rights 2007-2009

 

 

 

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INTRODUCTION

1. MINORITY-LANGUAGE EDUCATION RIGHTS

1.1 Access to English-language education in Quebec

H.N. v. Québec (Ministre de l’Éducation) [Nguyen]
T.B. v. Québec (Ministre de l’Éducation) [Bindra]

1.2 The scope of the right to management and control in the Northwest Territories

Commission Scolaire Francophone, Territoires du Nord-Ouest et al v. Attorney General of the Northwest Territories

1.3 French immersion programs in New Brunswick

Small & Ryan v. New Brunswick (Minister of Education)

2. LANGUAGE RIGHTS AND PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT

2.1 The language rights of witnesses appearing before a House of Commons Committee

Knopf v. Canada (Speaker of the House of Commons) (F.C.A.)

3. LANGUAGE RIGHTS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

3.1 The right to a bilingual hearing in Ontario

Belende v. Patel

3.2 Language rights in civil proceedings before the Supreme Court of the Yukon Territory

Kilrich Industries Ltd. v. Halotier

3.3 Legislative and judicial bilingualism in Alberta

R. c. Caron

3.4 Language rights of the accused

Denver-Lambert c. R
Dow v. R.

3.5 The right to testify in the official language of one’s choice

R. v. T.D.M.

4. LANGUAGE RIGHTS AND SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC

4.1 Constitutional language obligations of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police when acting as a provincial police force in New Brunswick

Société des Acadiens et Acadiennes du Nouveau-Brunswick Inc. v. Canada

4.2 Principle of active offer with respect to police services in New Brunswick

R. v. McGraw
R. v. LeBlanc
R. c. Gaudet

4.3 Police services "within a reasonable time" under the New Brunswick Official Languages Act

R. v. Mazerolle

4.4 Language of choice in communications with the Canada Revenue Agency

R. v. Brewer

4.5 Services offered by Air Canada subsidiaries

Air Canada v. Thibodeau

4.6 Language rights in the Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories (Attorney General) v. Fédération Franco-ténoise

4.7 Standing under section 20(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

R. c. Boudreau

4.8 Access to services of equal quality

DesRochers v. Canada (Industry)