Minister Joly to Host the First Forum as Part of the Review to Modernize the Official Languages Act in Moncton

Media advisory

MONCTON – The Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will host the first of several forums across Canada on various themes related to the Official Languages Act on Tuesday.

The first forum, taking place in Moncton, will focus on the promotion of culture and bilingualism. These discussions with community stakeholders will help Minister Joly identify key issues and actions to prioritize as part of the review to modernize the Official Languages Act.

Minister Joly invites all Canadians to watch the forums live online. Details of the webcast are available below and will be posted on our social media channels 24 hours before airing.

Webcast details:

  • Moncton, March 12, 2019, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

To join the webcast and for more information, visit

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

The details are as follows:


March 12, 2019


9:00 a.m.


Richelieu Hall (room 157), Léopold-Taillon Building
Université de Moncton
18 Antonine-Maillet Avenue
Moncton, New Brunswick


For more information (media only), please contact:

Jérémy Ghio
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage

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