Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages



Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

March 01, 2013 11:14 ET

Media Advisory: Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - March 1, 2013) - The Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada, Graham Fraser, and the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, Michel Carrier, are pleased to invite you to the 20th anniversary of the entrenchment of section 16.1 in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This section recognizes the equality of status of both official linguistic communities in New Brunswick along with their right to distinct educational and cultural institutions.

The Commissioners will take advantage of this special occasion to sign a Memorandum of Understanding which will increase cooperation between their offices in many respects.

Date: Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Fredericton, Peticodiac Room

Contact Information

  • Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for Canada
    Nelson Kalil
    Manager, Strategic Communications and Media Relations
    613-995-0374 or Toll free: 1-877-996-6368
    Cellular: 613-324-0999
    nelson.kalil@ocol-clo.gc.ca

    Office of the Commissioner of
    Official Languages for New Brunswick
    Hugues Beaulieu
    Director of Public Affairs and Research
    (506) 444-4229