Black History Month

“We must open the doors and we must see to it they remain open, so that others can pass through.” – Rosemary Brown During the month of February we as a community come together to recognize the important and lasting contributions of people of African and Caribbean descent in Canada. It is also time for […]

French-Language Learning Opportunities in British Columbia

On October 18, 2016, in British Columbia, Canada, Canadian Heritage, Official Languages, by senjaffer

Earlier this month, the Senate Committee on Official Languages met with government officials, schools staff and young students to learn more about the opportunities to learn French as a minority language in British Columbia. For many years, Senators heard Canadians raised concerns about the limited access to French services and immersion programs. The Senate Committee […]