Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism

Index Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism

The Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism (Commission royale d’enquête sur le bilinguisme et le biculturalisme, also known as the Bi and Bi Commission and the Laurendeau-Dunton Commission.) was a Canadian royal commission established on 19 July 1963, by the government of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson to "inquire into and report upon the existing state of bilingualism and biculturalism in Canada and to recommend what steps should be taken to develop the Canadian Confederation on the basis of an equal partnership between the two founding races, taking into account the contribution made by the other ethnic groups to the cultural enrichment of Canada and the measures that should be taken to safeguard that contribution". [1]

31 relations: André Laurendeau, Canada, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian Confederation, Carleton University, Commission of Inquiry on the Situation of the French Language and Linguistic Rights in Quebec, Confederation of Regions Party of Canada, Constitution Act, 1982, Constitution of Canada, Davidson Dunton, English language, French language, Gertrude M. Laing, Italian Canadians, Jaroslav Rudnyckyj, Le Devoir, Lester B. Pearson, Multiculturalism, New Democratic Party, Official bilingualism in Canada, Official Languages Act (Canada), Pierre Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, Quebec nationalism, Quiet Revolution, Reform Party of Canada, Royal Commission, Section 16 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Social Credit Party of Canada.

André Laurendeau

Joseph-Edmond-André Laurendeau (March 21, 1912 – June 1, 1968) was a journalist, politician, co-chair of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, and playwright in Quebec, Canada.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and André Laurendeau · See more »

Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Canada · See more »

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (La Charte canadienne des droits et libertés), in Canada often simply the Charter, is a bill of rights entrenched in the Constitution of Canada.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms · See more »

Canadian Confederation

Canadian Confederation (Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were united into one Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Canadian Confederation · See more »

Carleton University

Carleton University is a comprehensive university located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Carleton University · See more »

Commission of Inquiry on the Situation of the French Language and Linguistic Rights in Quebec

The Commission of Inquiry on the Situation of the French Language and Linguistic Rights in Quebec was established under the Union Nationale government of Jean-Jacques Bertrand on December 9, 1968.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Commission of Inquiry on the Situation of the French Language and Linguistic Rights in Quebec · See more »

Confederation of Regions Party of Canada

The Confederation of Regions Party (CoR) was a right-wing Canadian political party founded in 1984 by Elmer Knutson.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Confederation of Regions Party of Canada · See more »

Constitution Act, 1982

The Constitution Act, 1982 (Schedule B of the Parliament of the United Kingdom's Canada Act 1982) is a part of the Constitution of Canada.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Constitution Act, 1982 · See more »

Constitution of Canada

The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law in Canada; the country's constitution is an amalgamation of codified acts and uncodified traditions and conventions.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Constitution of Canada · See more »

Davidson Dunton

Arnold Davidson Dunton, (July 4, 1912 – February 7, 1987) was a Canadian educator and public administrator, from 1943 to 1958 chairman of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Davidson Dunton · See more »

English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and English language · See more »

French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and French language · See more »

Gertrude M. Laing

Gertrude M. Laing, (1905-2005) was a Canadian academic and activist.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Gertrude M. Laing · See more »

Italian Canadians

Italian Canadians (Italo-canadesi, Italo-Canadiens) comprise Canadian citizens who have full or partial Italian heritage and Italians who emigrated to or reside in Canada.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Italian Canadians · See more »

Jaroslav Rudnyckyj

Jaroslav Bohdan Rudnyckyj, OC (Яросла́в-Богда́н Рудни́цький; November 18, 1910 – October 19, 1995) was a Ukrainian Canadian linguist, lexicographer with a specialty in etymology and onomastics, folklorist, bibliographer, travel writer, and publicist.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Jaroslav Rudnyckyj · See more »

Le Devoir

Le Devoir is a French-language newspaper published in Montreal and distributed in Quebec and throughout Canada.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Le Devoir · See more »

Lester B. Pearson

Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Lester B. Pearson · See more »

Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism is a term with a range of meanings in the contexts of sociology, political philosophy, and in colloquial use.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Multiculturalism · See more »

New Democratic Party

The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique, NPD) is a social democraticThe party is widely described as social democratic.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and New Democratic Party · See more »

Official bilingualism in Canada

The official languages of Canada are English and French, which "have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to their use in all institutions of the Parliament and Government of Canada," according to Canada's constitution.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Official bilingualism in Canada · See more »

Official Languages Act (Canada)

The Official Languages Act (French: Loi sur les langues officielles) is a Canadian law that came into force on September 9, 1969, which gives French and English equal status in the government of Canada.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Official Languages Act (Canada) · See more »

Pierre Trudeau

Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 – September 28, 2000), often referred to by the initials PET, was a Canadian statesman who served as the 15th Prime Minister of Canada (1968–1979 and 1980–1984).

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Pierre Trudeau · See more »

Prime Minister of Canada

The Prime Minister of Canada (Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Canada's head of government, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or Governor General of Canada on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Prime Minister of Canada · See more »

Progressive Conservative Party of Canada

No description.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada · See more »

Quebec nationalism

Quebec nationalism or Québécois nationalism asserts that the Québécois people are a nation, distinct from the rest of Canada, and promotes the unity of the Québécois people in the province of Quebec.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Quebec nationalism · See more »

Quiet Revolution

The Quiet Revolution (Révolution tranquille) was a period of intense socio-political and socio-cultural change in the Canadian province of Quebec, characterized by the effective secularization of government, the creation of a welfare state (état-providence), and realignment of politics into federalist and sovereignist factions and the eventual election of a pro-sovereignty provincial government in the 1976 election.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Quiet Revolution · See more »

Reform Party of Canada

The Reform Party of Canada (Parti réformiste du Canada) was a right-wing populist federal political party in Canada that existed from 1987 to 2000.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Reform Party of Canada · See more »

Royal Commission

A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Royal Commission · See more »

Section 16 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 16 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the first of several sections of the Constitution dealing with Canada's two official languages, English and French.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Section 16 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms · See more »

Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the section of the Constitution of Canada that guarantees minority language educational rights to French-speaking communities outside Quebec, and, to a lesser extent, English-speaking minorities in Quebec.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms · See more »

Social Credit Party of Canada

The Social Credit Party of Canada (Parti Crédit social du Canada), colloquially known as the Socreds, was a conservative-populist political party in Canada that promoted social credit theories of monetary reform.

New!!: Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and Social Credit Party of Canada · See more »

Redirects here:

B and B Commission, Bi & Bi Commission, Bi and Bi Commission, Laurendeau-Dunton Commission, Laurendeau-Dunton commission.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Commission_on_Bilingualism_and_Biculturalism

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »