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WD and the Official Languages Act

Plans and Reports for the Implementation of the Official Languages Act

Western Economic Diversification Canada's (WD) current Action Plan for the Implementation of the Official Languages Act is a multi-year plan, covering the period April 2011 to March 2016. The Action Plan builds on the success of previous years and is enriched by feedback from western Canadian francophone communities. The Annual Review on Official Languages Reports describe the outcomes and achievements of activities presented in the multi-year Action Plan.

Current Action Plan and Status Reports

2011-2016 Action Plan for the Implementation of the Official Languages Act

2013-2014 Review (Part VII) on Official Languages Report

2012-2013 Review (Part VII) on Official Languages Report

 

Past Plans and Reports

2008-2011 WD Action Plan for Implementation of Section 41

Status Report: 2009-2010 Report on Results

 

Links to other sites

A list of recommended sites for further reading related to Official Languages :

  • The Official Languages Act: Complete text
  • Francophone Economic Development Organizations: Key contacts for the Francophone Economic Development Organizations (FEDOs) within WD's Western Canada Business Service Network.
  • Canadian Heritage: Information on the Department of Canadian Heritage's programs to promote French and English in Canadian society and encourage the development of Francophone and Anglophone communities in minority situations.
  • Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages: Information on the Commissioner of Official Languages programs to ensure recognition of the status of each of the official languages and compliance with the spirit and intent of the Official Languages Act.
  • Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité: The Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité (RDÉE) maximizes the economic potential of Francophone and Acadian communities. Found in all provinces and territories outside Quebec, its mandate is to offer various services to these communities to create business ventures and long-term employment.

Key Contacts

For more information about WD's Action Plan for the Implementation of the Official Languages Act, view a listing of Key Contacts.