Let’s celebrate our 2022 graduates | Convocation
Once more, this cohort of graduates has shown its resilience, allowing it to skillfully complete university studies despite the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark the occasion, the OLBI marketing team has created a from material submitted by three new graduates from the .
Major in French as a Second Language | Student spotlight
Discover the journey in images of our graduates from the Major in French as a Second Language. The videos were produced as part of the Portfolio sommatif : Réflexion sur les résultats d’apprentissage course taught by .
Statistics Canada Survey on the Official Language Minority Population
Statistics Canada is conducting a new to better understand the needs of the communities making up this group in Canada. Since mid-May, 59,000 Canadians have been randomly selected to take part in the survey. Data collected will be used to develop community services such as:
- schools and daycare services
- health care and government services
- cultural projects
Understanding Linguistic Insecurity | Infographic
The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has published an infographic on its website to break down the main points regarding linguistic insecurity and explain some key related concepts.
It includes statistics from a public service survey as well as solutions to strengthen linguistic security in Canada. See the .
“We need to build more linguistic security in Canadian society. That means building more acceptance and acknowledgement of the diverse varieties of English and French in Canada and of people's efforts to learn our official languages, both within the public service and in wider society.”
Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages
Guide on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Terminology | Online Resource
Do you care about equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI)? Check out the bilingual Guide on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Terminology, developed by the Government of Canada’s Interdepartmental Terminology Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. It will help you better understand EDI-related concepts.
It includes definitions and notes on terms like microaggression, neurodivergent, person with a disability and systemic racism. It’s meant to promote thoughtful, sensitive exchanges.
CIRCEM podcasts: The francophone world’s intellectual traditions a listen away
CIRCEM podcasts promote interdisciplinary research on democratic citizenship and minorities. They cover many topics, such as creole knowledge and issues for francophone researchers in the scholarly publication world.
Listen to , in an episode titled (in French).