Linguistic Plurality Act

An Act for the promotion and advancement of Canada’s linguistic plurality

This bill was last introduced in the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2019.


Dead, as of Feb. 16, 2017
(This bill did not become law.)


This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment establishes a national policy to promote and advance Canada’s linguistic plurality and requires the Minister of Canadian Heritage to take measures to implement this policy. It requires the Minister to prepare and cause to be laid before each House of Parliament an annual report on the operation of this Act.


All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, an excellent resource from the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.