In this section, you will find a selection of speeches and messages from the Director of the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute. Read about OLBI’s progress in its key areas of specialization, innovative partnerships and linguistic-related issues relevant to our community and the broader public.

2019-04-30: Comité permanent des langues officielles, Chambre des Communes

Note: speeches appear in the language in which they are delivered.

As underscored by the Minister of Canadian Heritage in the Official Languages Action Plan 2018-2023, linguistic duality enhances cross-cultural understanding and communication, broadens perspectives, and allows Canadians to shine on the global stage through their ability, as I am doing now, to move from one language and culture to another.


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All speeches and messages

2018-11-01: 50th Anniversary of OLBI

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