Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

May 16, 2006 13:59 ET

Media Advisory: Commissioner Publishes Study on Official Language Minority Community Vitality

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 16, 2006) - On Thursday, May 18 2006, the Commissioner of Official Languages, Dr. Dyane Adam, will to launch a new study entitled A Sharper View: Evaluating the Vitality of Official Language Minority Communities.

The Commissioner, along with Dr. Marc L. Johnson, Researcher at the Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities and co-author of the study, will hold a press conference at 5:30 P.M. EDT on Thursday, May 18, 2006 (refreshments 5:00 p.m.) at the Mount Royal Centre, in the Salon Mont-Royal foyer, 4th floor, 2200 Mansfield St., in Montreal. The launch will take place in the context of the annual symposium of the Reseau de la recherche sur la francophonie canadienne and the Acfas annual convention.

The study and the highlights will be available on the Office of the Commissioner's Internet site at, as of 8:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 19, 2006, under the heading What's New?

Contact Information

  • Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
    Robin Cantin
    Manager, Media Relations
    (613) 995-0374
    1 877 996-636