History of Bilingualism
Translation BureauThe Translation bureau is established. Professionals provide translation services to members of parliment, house of commons, and the senator.
BilingualismThe royal commision is established. The commision examines French/English languages and Quebec's role.
Official Languages ActFrench and English are adopted by the Federal Government, it grants equality to both of the languages.
Education languagesThe official languages are included in educational programs.
Consumer packaging and Labelling actThe consumer packaging and labelling act is established. It requires prouducts to be printed in both French and English.
Mahe' CaseA group of French parents take the Alberta Government to a court case. They want the right to control the government's education on their children and language rights.
Action PlanFederal Government announces an Action Plan for the officials languages. The policy put these into effect.
-communities respect English/French
-justice in both languages
-enhanced cultural activity
-access to health/social services in both languages