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eBook Survival : Official Language Rights in Canada ePub

  • ISBN: 0888063024
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  • Publisher: C D Howe Institute (1992)
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It was substantially amended in 1988.

According to the 2016 census, English and French are the mother tongues of 5. % and 2. % of Canadians respectively. In total 8. % of Canadians have working knowledge of English while 2. % have a working knowledge of French.

It argues for the moral validity of collective goals that aim to preserve and promote the French-Canadian identity in and outside of Quebec.

Format:Unknown Binding. Release Date:January 1992. Publisher:C D Howe Institute.

Official Bilingualism in Canada. In practice, official bilingualism means Canadians have the right to interact with any institution of the federal government, from an employee at their local post office to a judge of the Supreme Court, in either French or English.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The survival of local lexical items as specific markers in Vancouver English. Elliott, Bruce S. 1988. Journal of English Linguistics 23/1–2: 184–194. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Outside New Brunswick and Ontario, on the other hand, the survival of such French-speaking communities is far less certain, Recent census data reveals that, in at least three provinces (British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland), the French speaking population is declining sharply, due to assimilation into the English-speaking majority.