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Official languages

At the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, we help ensure that federal institutions

  • communicate with and serve Canadians in the official language of their choice
  • create and maintain a work environment conducive to the effective use of both official languages
  • provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to English- and French-speaking Canadians.

Revised Official Languages Policy Instruments

The Treasury Board Secretariat has revised its official languages policy instruments as part of the People Management Policy Review Project. The new official languages policy instruments clarify deputy heads’ responsibilities, strengthen accountability and support coherence across government.

Following Treasury Board approval, a new official languages policy suite comes into effect on November 19, 2012. It contains the following four policy instruments:

Official languages: a winning formula

Canada’s two official languages are an integral part of the fundamental values of the Public Service and Canadian society.

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