Studies

Raising awareness and promotion of Canada’s official languages through research

The Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada and his office are committed to protecting language rights, promoting linguistic duality and supporting the development of official language minority communities. The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada’s research focuses on topics that concern Canada’s official languages.

Title Category Year
Bilingual greetings in Federal Institutions: Let’s talk about it! Language Rights 2016
Enjoying Your Senior Years in Your Own Language, Culture and Community: Federal support from key institutions and a portrait of English-speaking seniors in Quebec Official Language Communities 2013
Challenges: The New Environment for Language Training in the Federal Public Service Language of Work 2013
Access to Justice in Both Official Languages: Improving the Bilingual Capacity of the Superior Court Judiciary Language Rights 2013
Report on the Manitoba forum on the continuum of second-language learning opportunities archived Education 2011
Beyond Bilingual Meetings: Leadership Behaviours for Managers archived Language of Work 2011
Organizing a Major Sporting Event in Canada: A Practical Guide to Promoting Official Languages archived Sports 2011
Final Report on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games archived Sports 2010
Vitality Indicators for Official Language Minority Communities 3: Three Francophone Communities in Western Canada archived Official Language Communities 2010
Four Provinces, Four Days: Report on Atlantic Round Table Discussions on the Continuum of Second-Language Learning Opportunities archived Education 2010
Shadows over the Canadian Television Landscape: The Place of French on the Air and Production in a Minority Context archived Official Language Communities 2009
Two languages, a World of Opportunities: Second-language learning in Canada’s universities archived Education 2009
Raising our Game for Vancouver 2010: Towards a Canadian Model of Linguistic Duality in International Sport - A follow-up archived Sports 2009
Two languages, a World of Opportunities: Second-language learning in Canada’s universities archived Education 2009
Raising our Game for Vancouver 2010: Towards a Canadian Model of Linguistic Duality in International Sport - A follow-up archived Sports 2009
Shadows over the Canadian Television Landscape: The Place of French on the Air and Production in a Minority Context archived Official Language Communities 2009
Raising our Game for Vancouver 2010: Towards a Canadian Model of Linguistic Duality in International Sport archived Sports 2008
Vitality Indicators for Official Language Minority Communities 2: The English-Speaking Communities in Quebec archived Official Language Communities 2008
Federal Government Support for the Arts and Culture in Official Language Minority Communities archived Official Language Communities 2008
The Role of Canadian Federal Research Funding Agencies in the Promotion of Official Languages archived Official Language Communities 2008
Follow-up to the Study Doorway to the World: Linguistic Duality in Canada’s International Relations archived Language Rights 2007
Vitality Indicators for Official Language Minority Communities 1: Francophones in Urban Settings archived Official Language Communities 2007
French Culture and Learning French as a Second Language: Perceptions of the Saskatchewan Public archived Education 2007
The Evolution of Public Opinion on Official Languages in Canada archived Other 2006
Towards Real Equality of Official Languages: Language of Work Within Federal Institutions of New Brunswick archived Language of Work 2006
Drawing the Line: The Impact of Readjusting the Electoral Boundaries on the Official Language Minority Communities archived Official Language Communities 2006
A Sharper View: Evaluating the Vitality of Official Language Communities archived Official Language Communities 2006
For Rent: In Search of Bilingual Services from Businesses in NCR Federal Buildings - Follow-up archived Language Rights 2006
Bridging the Digital Divide: Official Languages on the Internet archived Government On-Line and Telecommunications 2005
Making it Real: Promoting Respectful Co-existence of the Two Official Languages at Work archived Language of Work 2005
Official Languages on the Internet: Web Sites of Diplomatic Missions and International Organizations - Follow-up archived Government On-Line and Telecommunications 2005
Use of the Official Language Minority Press by Federal Institutions: Follow-up archived Official Language Communities 2005
Doorway to the World: Linguistic Duality in Canada’s International Relations archived Other 2004
Going Forward: The Evolution of Quebec’s English-Speaking Community archived Official Language Communities 2004
Walking the Talk: Language of Work in the Federal Public Service archived Language of Work 2004
For Rent: In Search of Bilingual Services from Businesses in NCR Federal Buildings archived Language Rights 2004
Linguistic Duality in Commercial Advertising and Sponsorship archived Language Rights 2003
Follow-Up: Official Languages in the Canadian Sport System archived Sports 2003
The Single Window Networks of the Government of Canada archived Government On-Line and Telecommunications 2003
Official Languages and Immigration: Obstacles and Opportunities for Immigrants and Communities archived Official Language Communities 2002
The Use of the Official Language Minority Press by Federal Institutions archived Official Language Communities 2002
Official Language Requirements and Government On-Line archived Government On-Line and Telecommunications 2002
A Senior Public Service that Reflects Canada’s Linguistic Duality archived Language Rights, Language of Work 2002
Official Languages on the Internet: Websites of Diplomatic Missions and International Organizations archived Government On-line and Telecommunications 2002
French on the Internet: Key to the Canadian Identity and the Knowledge Economy archived Government On-line and Telecommunications 2002
Immigration and the Vitality of Canada’s Official Language Communities: Policy, Demography and Identity archived Official Language Communities 2002
The Governance of Canada's Official Language Minorities: A Preliminary Study archived Official Language Communities 2001
National Report on Service to the Public in English and French: Time for a Change in Culture archived Language Rights 2001
Rights, Schools and Communities in Minority Contexts: 1986-2002 archived Education 2001
Study of the Official Language Obligations of Federal Crown Agents in the Province of New Brunswick archived Language Rights 2000
Official Languages in the Canadian Sports System archived Sports 2000
Cooperation Between the Government and the Communities: New Models for Service Delivery archived Official Language Communities 2000
Follow-ups on a special study of federal offices designated to respond to the public in English and French Official Language Communities 2000
The Government of Canada and French on the Internet archived Governement On-line and Telecommunications 1999
Use of the Internet by Federal Institutions archived Government On-line and Telecommunications 1999
The Equitable Use of English and French Before Federal Courts and Administrative Tribunals Exercising Quasi-Judicial Powers archived Language Rights 1999
Motivations for School Choices by Eligible Parents Outside Quebec archived Official Language Communities, Language Rights, Education 1999
Follow-ups on a special study of federal offices designated to respond to the public in English and French Language Rights 1999
School Governance: The Implementation of Section 23 of the Charter archived Education, Official Language Communities 1998
Government Transformations: The Impact on Canada’s Official Languages Program archived Other 1998
Cost Impact Of Two-Language Packaging And Labelling On Small And Medium-Sized Businesses In Canada archived Language Rights 1997
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and Cable Broadcasting archived Government On-line and Telecommunications 1996
Use of the Internet by Twenty Federal Institutions archived Government On-line and Telecommunications 1996
A Blueprint for Action: Implementing Part VII of the Official Languages Act, 1988 archived Official Language Communities 1996