Contextual documentation

Contextual documentation

Please consult the section Documents contextuels for more documentation. Some documents are not available in English.

“From its earliest days, Canada’s two official languages, English and French, have been at the heart of the Canadian identity” : The evolution of English-French bilingualism in Canada from 1901 to 2011 (In the document, click on Description for chart 1 and so on for a more precise graph)

The Politics of Language Roadmaps in Canada: Understanding the Conservative Government’s Approach to Official Languages, by Linda Cardinal and Helaina Gaspard, University of Ottawa and Rémi Léger, Simon Fraser University

City of Ottawa Act, 1999

City of Ottawa Amendment Act, 2005

City of Ottawa Bilingual Policy

Praxis Report – Road Map – Bilingualism policy – City of Ottawa (2008)

Report of the Royal Commission on bilingualism and biculturalism (Volume 5)

Letter from Jacques de Courville Nicol to Mayor Jim Watson

Letter from Mayor Jim Watson

Why a movement for an officially bilingual capital of Canada

Brief profile of the Movement

Statistics on French and the francophonie in Canada

The evolution of English-French bilingualism in Canada from 1961 to 2011

Portrait of Official Language Groups in the Ottawa Area, March 2014, Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages