Official languages and bilingualism

Learn about the history and importance of official languages, English and French linguistic minority communities and bilingualism. Discover a myriad of learning and funding opportunities.

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About official languages and bilingualism

An outline of the Department of Canadian Heritage’s involvement in official languages and bilingualism programs.

Interdepartmental relations and accountability

How interdepartmental relations and accountability play a key role in the development of official-language minority communities.

Roadmap for Canada's Official Languages

The Government of Canada’s official languages strategy, outlining major policy directions and actions being taken.

Official Languages Funding Programs

Apply for funding to promote official languages and bilingualism in Canada and to help develop and preserve official language minority communities.

Policy and research - Official languages

A compilation of policy and research resources on official languages.

Agreements - Official languages

Annual and multi-year agreements reached between the Government of Canada, communities and other levels of government.

Publications - Official languages

A compilation of publications on official languages.

Contact the Official Languages Branch

Contact information for the Official Languages Support Programs Branch at Canadian Heritage.

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