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<b><u>2018-2019 Annual Report on Official Languages</u></b><br>
 
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As the year 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act (the Act), we are pleased to provide you with a link to the <b>[https://www.canada.ca/en/treasury-board-secretariat/services/values-ethics/official-languages/reports/annual-report-official-languages-2018-2019.html 2018-2019 Annual Report on Official Languages]</b>, tabled in Parliament on October 9, 2020.<br>
 
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The report provides an account of the governance and implementation of the official languages programs in all federal institutions; it addresses Part IV (Communications with and Service to the Public), Part V (Language of Work) and Part VI (Participation of English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians) of the Act.<br>
 
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As Official Languages Champions and Persons Responsible for Official Languages, you play a key role in ensuring that official languages are at the very heart of how your institution serves and communicates with Canadians across the country and abroad. It is important for institutions subject to the Act to integrate official languages into how decisions are made and actions taken, especially in situations like the current pandemic.<br>
 
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We trust you will find the information in this report useful for managing the official languages program within your institutions. The launch of this report provides an opportunity to engage your deputy head and management group in reviewing your institution’s official languages performance.<br>
 
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Please do not hesitate to contact us at <b>{{em|OLReview-BilanLO@tbs-sct.gc.ca}}</b>, should you require additional information on the Annual Report.<br>
 
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<b><u>Bilingual Meetings</b></u><br>
 
 
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Virtual meetings and teleconferences have been established as the new norm in both the private and public sectors this year. Everything from team meetings to large-scale events moved from auditoriums and meeting rooms to phone lines and cameras.<br>
 
 
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How can we continue to promote, support and encourage the use of both official languages under these circumstances?<br>
 
 
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<b>[[Media: Table_-_Best_Practices_Bilingual_Meetings_-_Tableau_-_Bonne_pratiques_réunions_bilingues.docx|Here is a list of easy-to-implement best practices to help support bilingualism during meetings and events]].</b><br>
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<b>[https://wiki.gccollab.ca/images/1/13/The_OL_Connection_-_September_2022.pdf September 2022]</b><br>
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*Amendments to the Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages Regulations - Communications with and Services to the Public<br>
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*2022-2023 Management Accountability Framework<br>
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*Survey: GC Collaborative Platforms<br>
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*Official Languages Summit<br>
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*Official Languages Day 2022<br>
 
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<br>
How does your organization balance the use of both official languages during virtual meetings? Why not use the tips above during your next meeting or event? What were the results? Let us know in the discussion on <b>[https://gccollab.ca/splash/ GCcollab]!</b><br>
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
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<b>[https://wiki.gccollab.ca/images/4/4b/The_OL_Connection_-_Summer_2022_.pdf Summer 2022]</b><br>  
Looking for tips and infographics to support bilingual meetings?<br>
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*The amended Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations<br>
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*Reminder: signature block requirements<br>
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*Explore!Resources for persons responsible for official languages<br>
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*Employment opportunity<br>
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*Podcast: Let’s talk bilingualism!<br>
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*Contact information for the Official Languages Center of Excellence (OLCE)<br>
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*Important dates to add to your calendar<br>
 
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<br>  
Browse through resources on the <b>[https://gccollab.ca/splash/ Language Portal of Canada]!</b><br>
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
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<b>[https://wiki.gccollab.ca/images/c/cc/The_OL_Connection_-_May_2022.pdf May 2022]</b><br>
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*Changes to temporary measures for second language evaluations: what you should know<br>
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*FAQ on non-imperative staffing<br>
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*Increasing the representation of English-speaking public servants in Quebec<br>
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*Spring cleaning: list of persons responsible for official languages, official languages champions and Section 41 coordinators<br>
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*2022 Conference of Official Languages Champions<br>
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*Training for Executives on Linguistic Insecurity<br>
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*Best Practices Forum on Official Languages: Thank you!<br>
 
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
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<b>[https://wiki.gccollab.ca/images/e/ee/The_OL_Connection_-_February_2022.pdf February 2022]</b><br>
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*Best Practices Forum on Official Languages<br>
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*Tabling of the Annual Report on Official Languages 2019–2020<br>
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*Last call for input on the Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages Regulations<br>
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*Call out for best practices: official languages related signature block add-ons<br>
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*Bootcamp on Official Languages and Information Session for Official Languages Champions<br>
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*Bootcamp on Official Languages for persons responsible for official languages (PROL)<br>
 
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
<b><u>Bootcamp on Official Languages</b></u><br>
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<b>[https://wiki.gccollab.ca/images/b/b4/The_OL_Connection_-_December_2021_--_La_connexion_LO_-_Décembre_2021.pdf December 2021]</b><br>
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*Regulations 101 and OLRRE: training sessions on December 7th and 9th <br>
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*Calling all innovators! Best Practices Forum on Official Languages<br>
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*Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations - Formal Consultations<br>
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*PSES 2020-21: Use of Official Languages<br>
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*Decision Tree for Staffing Executive Positions<br>
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*FAQs: Amendment to the Directive on Official Languages for People Management <br>
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*Training for Leaders <br>
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*Season's Greetings<br>
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In September 2020, the Official Languages Centre of Excellence launched the Bootcamp on Official Languages. This short but comprehensive course was developed to equip Persons Responsible for Official Languages with the knowledge necessary to effectively implement official language programs within their institutions.<br>
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<b>[[Media:The_OL_Connection_-_September_2021_--_La_connexion_LO_-_Septembre_2021.pdf‎| September 2021]]</b><br>
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*Launch of the new System for Official Languages Obligations (SOLO)<br>
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*Bootcamp on Official Languages<br>
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*Administrative measures<br>
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*Guidance: Language of Work Rights while Teleworking<br>
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*Formal consultations regarding the amendments to the Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages Regulations<br>
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*Linguistic Duality: A Symbol of Inclusion at the Heart of Canadian Values <br>
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*Conference of Official Languages Champions: Summary<br>
 
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Have you registered yet? If your organization has not already identified and registered a participant, <b>[https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCN7JXW please complete this survey]</b> to initiate your registration.<br>
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
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<b>[[Media:The OL Connection - April 2021 -- La connexion LO - avril 2021-Updated-À jour.pdf‎|April 2021]]</b><br>
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*Amendment to the Directive on Official Languages for People Management<br>
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*Extended: Temporary Second Language Evaluation Measures<br>
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*Guide for Drafting Memoranda to Cabinet — Official Languages Impact Analysis<br>
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*English and French: Towards a substantive equality of official languages in Canada<br>
 
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<br>
Based on the very positive and helpful feedback from Bootcamp participants, we continue to improve the delivery of the course. We thank past participants for their feedback, and we look forward to sharing case studies with you to support continuous learning on official languages issues. Stay tuned for more! <br>
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
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<b>[[Media:The OL Connection - February 2021 -- La connexion LO - février 2021.pdf| February 2021]]</b><br>
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*Best Practices Forum on Official Languages<br>
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*Communications between regions: understanding your rights and responsibilities<br>
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*Automated IT prompts on OL rights and obligations<br>
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*Last call: Bootcamp on official languages<br>
 
<br>
 
<br>
Do you have questions about the Bootcamp?<br>
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
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<b>[[Media:The OL Connection - December 2020 - La connexion LO - Décembre 2020.pdf| December 2020]]</b><br>
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*2021 Best Practices Forum on Official Languages<br>
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*Preparation for the consultation on the Directive on the implementation of Official Languages Regulations<br>
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*Official Languages MS Teams Backgrounds<br>
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*Bilingual Meeting Invitation Template for MS Teams<br>
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Please e-mail us at <b>{{em|OLCEInformationCELO@tbs-sct.gc.ca}}.</b><br>
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
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<b>[[Media:October 2020 - octobre 2020.pdf| October 2020]]</b><br>
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*2018-2019 Annual Report on Official Languages<br>
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*Bilingual Meetings<br>
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*Bootcamp on Official Languages<br>
 
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
<b><i>[[Media:October 2020 - octobre 2020.pdf|View this publication in PDF.]]</b></i><br>  
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<b>[[Media:August 2020-aout 2020 - The OL Connection-La connexion LO.pdf| August 2020]]</b><br>  
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*September 10 is Linguistic Duality Day!<br>
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*Consultation: Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations<br>
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<b><u>August 2020</b></u><br>
 
<b><i>[[Media: August 2020-aout 2020 - The OL Connection-La connexion LO.pdf|View this publication in PDF.]]</b></i><br>
 
<b>Headlines</b><br>
 
September 10 is Linguistic Duality Day!<br>
 
Consultation: Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations<br>
 
 
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
<b><u>July 2020</b></u><br>
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<b>[[Media:July 2020-Juillet 2020.pdf| July 2020]]</b><br>  
<b><i>[[Media: July_2020-Juillet_2020.pdf|View this publication in PDF.]]</b></i><br>
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*Toolbox for the Official Languages Maturity Model (OLMM) exercise: <i>do you have tools and best practices to share?</i><br>
<b>Headlines</b><br>
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*Guide on official languages and telework <br>
Toolbox for the Official Languages Maturity Model (OLMM) exercise: <i>do you have tools and best practices to share?</i><br>
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*Assessment of official languages in the appointment process <br>
Guide on official languages and telework <br>
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*Contacting the Official Languages Centre of Excellence
Assessment of official languages in the appointment process <br>
 
Contacting the Official Languages Centre of Excellence
 
 
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<b><u>May 2020</b></u><br>
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[[File:News.png|200px|left|alt=Intro icon]]
<b><i>[[Media:May_2020-mai_2020.pdf|View this publication in PDF.]]</b></i><br>
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<b>[[Media:May 2020-mai 2020.pdf| May 2020]]</b><br>  
<b>Headlines</b><br>
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*Guide to Non-Imperative Staffing<br>
Guide to Non-Imperative Staffing<br>
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*Expansion of Public Service Commission measures<br>
Expansion of Public Service Commission measures<br>
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*Best Practices on the promotion of English and French<br>
Best Practices on the promotion of English and French<br>
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*A new COVID-19 Pandemic Lexicon <br>
A new COVID-19 Pandemic Lexicon <br>
 
 
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September 2022

  • Amendments to the Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages Regulations - Communications with and Services to the Public
  • 2022-2023 Management Accountability Framework
  • Survey: GC Collaborative Platforms
  • Official Languages Summit
  • Official Languages Day 2022


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Summer 2022

  • The amended Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations
  • Reminder: signature block requirements
  • Explore!Resources for persons responsible for official languages
  • Employment opportunity
  • Podcast: Let’s talk bilingualism!
  • Contact information for the Official Languages Center of Excellence (OLCE)
  • Important dates to add to your calendar


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May 2022

  • Changes to temporary measures for second language evaluations: what you should know
  • FAQ on non-imperative staffing
  • Increasing the representation of English-speaking public servants in Quebec
  • Spring cleaning: list of persons responsible for official languages, official languages champions and Section 41 coordinators
  • 2022 Conference of Official Languages Champions
  • Training for Executives on Linguistic Insecurity
  • Best Practices Forum on Official Languages: Thank you!


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February 2022

  • Best Practices Forum on Official Languages
  • Tabling of the Annual Report on Official Languages 2019–2020
  • Last call for input on the Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages Regulations
  • Call out for best practices: official languages related signature block add-ons
  • Bootcamp on Official Languages and Information Session for Official Languages Champions
  • Bootcamp on Official Languages for persons responsible for official languages (PROL)


Intro icon

December 2021

  • Regulations 101 and OLRRE: training sessions on December 7th and 9th
  • Calling all innovators! Best Practices Forum on Official Languages
  • Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations - Formal Consultations
  • PSES 2020-21: Use of Official Languages
  • Decision Tree for Staffing Executive Positions
  • FAQs: Amendment to the Directive on Official Languages for People Management
  • Training for Leaders
  • Season's Greetings


Intro icon

September 2021

  • Launch of the new System for Official Languages Obligations (SOLO)
  • Bootcamp on Official Languages
  • Administrative measures
  • Guidance: Language of Work Rights while Teleworking
  • Formal consultations regarding the amendments to the Directive on the Implementation of the Official Languages Regulations
  • Linguistic Duality: A Symbol of Inclusion at the Heart of Canadian Values
  • Conference of Official Languages Champions: Summary


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April 2021

  • Amendment to the Directive on Official Languages for People Management
  • Extended: Temporary Second Language Evaluation Measures
  • Guide for Drafting Memoranda to Cabinet — Official Languages Impact Analysis
  • English and French: Towards a substantive equality of official languages in Canada


Intro icon

February 2021

  • Best Practices Forum on Official Languages
  • Communications between regions: understanding your rights and responsibilities
  • Automated IT prompts on OL rights and obligations
  • Last call: Bootcamp on official languages


Intro icon

December 2020

  • 2021 Best Practices Forum on Official Languages
  • Preparation for the consultation on the Directive on the implementation of Official Languages Regulations
  • Official Languages MS Teams Backgrounds
  • Bilingual Meeting Invitation Template for MS Teams


Intro icon

October 2020

  • 2018-2019 Annual Report on Official Languages
  • Bilingual Meetings
  • Bootcamp on Official Languages


Intro icon

August 2020

  • September 10 is Linguistic Duality Day!
  • Consultation: Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations




Intro icon

July 2020

  • Toolbox for the Official Languages Maturity Model (OLMM) exercise: do you have tools and best practices to share?
  • Guide on official languages and telework
  • Assessment of official languages in the appointment process
  • Contacting the Official Languages Centre of Excellence


Intro icon

May 2020

  • Guide to Non-Imperative Staffing
  • Expansion of Public Service Commission measures
  • Best Practices on the promotion of English and French
  • A new COVID-19 Pandemic Lexicon