When it comes to official languages, myths abound. One example: all government jobs require bilingualism. False. Let’s debunk these myths. Read Official Languages: Myths and Realities.
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick (OCOLNB) | En français @CLOduNB
Worth reading: In New Brunswick, a decline in the proportion of workers who mainly use French at work https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/as-sa/98-200-X/2021010/98-200-x2021010-eng.cfm#a6
New census data: 897,000 children are eligible for instruction in the minority official language in Canada https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/daily-quotidien/221130/dq221130d-eng.htm
Today is election day for many municipalities in NB. Remember: when you go to the polls, you have the right to be served in the official language of your choice! 🗳️
#DYK that New Brunswickers’ language rights are not only stated in the Official Languages Act, but are also enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
Factsheets on language rights
Filing a complaint
440 King Street
King Tower, #646
Fredericton NB E3B 5H8
Telephone(TYY): (506) 444-4229
Toll free(TYY): 1-888-651-6444
Facsimile: (506) 444-4456