50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act: the Government of Canada celebrates the progress made to date and looks toward the future
OTTAWA, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Official Languages Act turns 50 in 2019. On Monday, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will announce a review to modernize the Act. The announcement will take place as part of a town hall with university students and representatives from language communities. Participants will discuss the legacy of the Act and the issues that are driving its modernization.
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.
The details are as follows:
Monday, March 11, 2019
University of Ottawa
Social Sciences Building (Room 4007)
120 University Private
Notes to media:
Open to media
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
For further information: (media only) Jérémy Ghio, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, [email protected]; Media Relations, Canadian Heritage, 819-994-9101, 1-866-569-6155, [email protected]