Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Part 2019-01-10-06 - "Oh! Canada" Official Languages Kit - Back

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CA BWGPL AR-2018-12-24-03-2019-01-10-06

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"Oh! Canada" Official Languages Kit - Back

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  • 1970 - 1977 (Creation)

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Document, Book

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Government of Canada

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"Oh! Canada" kit, distributed to primary school children in Canada (2.5 million), including in Bradford West Gwillimbury. It was a result of the Official Languages Act passed in 1969 and the Canadian government's efforts to work-out Canada's French/English history and identity going forward. The kit was created by Keith Spicer, Canada's Commissioner of Official Languages from 1970 - 1977.

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"How Canada Met its Bilingualism Challenge"
Ottawa Citizen
Keith Spicer
June 17, 2013

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