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Quebec likely to use notwithstanding clause again for new language law, despite concerns by court | CBC News

Quebec likely to use notwithstanding clause again for new language law, despite concerns by court | CBC News | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
François Legault's comments come just days after the Quebec Superior Court severely criticized the government for how it used the clause in the Laicity Act, the 2019 law that bans many civil servants from wearing religious symbols at work.
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Saskatoon to name future street in Michif language - Saskatoon | Globalnews.ca

Saskatoon to name future street in Michif language - Saskatoon | Globalnews.ca | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
The City of Saskatoon’s civic naming committee selected the name 'Shakamohtaa' for a future street in the Brighton neighbourhood.
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Housing, communication key to keep French-speaking immigrants in P.E.I.'s Evangeline region | CBC News

Housing, communication key to keep French-speaking immigrants in P.E.I.'s Evangeline region | CBC News | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
People working to support French-speaking immigrants in P.E.I.’s Evangeline region say after 18 months, they have more clarity on the work that needs to be done. 
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Learning a new language is good for the brain (even if you never become fluent) | The Star

You might not become bilingual, but that doesn’t matter, it’s all about enhancing “cognitive reserve.”
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Indigenous language fluency program in Nsyilxcən language —IndigiNews

Indigenous language fluency program in Nsyilxcən language —IndigiNews | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
“We have a responsibility for taking care of the language. The Creator gave us this language and we need to do the best we can to keep it alive and keep it going.”
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Transmissions Expanded continues the Indigenous languages conversation - SFU News - Simon Fraser University

Transmissions Expanded continues the Indigenous languages conversation - SFU News - Simon Fraser University | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
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Pardon my French: dismay in Quebec as francophones fail language test | Quebec | The Guardian

Pardon my French: dismay in Quebec as francophones fail language test | Quebec | The Guardian | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Exam once again draws attention to province’s notoriously difficult language requirements to gain permanent residency
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Toronto and Ottawa Launch Multilingual Campaigns to Tackle COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Toronto and Ottawa Launch Multilingual Campaigns to Tackle COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Toronto and Ottawa, two of Canada’s largest cities, have launched multilingual campaigns to combat COVID-19 misinformation, address vaccine hesitancy, and end the pandemic.
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Molson Canadian partners with Sportsnet to present Hockey Night in Canada for the first time in Canada's 7 most commonly spoken languages

Molson Canadian partners with Sportsnet to present Hockey Night in Canada for the first time in Canada's 7 most commonly spoken languages | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
/CNW/ - Molson Canadian knows that hockey is more than a sport in Canada; it's part of culture, tradition and identity when you think of being Canadian
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Molson Canadian to sponsor multicultural "HNIC" broadcast this April

Molson Canadian is sponsoring a Hockey Night in Canada broadcast on April 17 that will provide online play-by-play in seven of the most commonly spoken languages among Canada’s immigrant populations.
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UVic news - University of Victoria

UVic news - University of Victoria | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
​March 31 is National Indigenous Languages Day. Several UVic experts are available to media for comment on specific themes with respect to Indigenous language revitalization.
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Woman's request to register business in her Indigenous language denied by B.C. government | CBC News

Woman's request to register business in her Indigenous language denied by B.C. government | CBC News | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
The B.C. government refused a request from an Indigenous woman who applied to register a business in her hən̓q̓əmín̓əm̓ language. The incident is raising questions about the province's reconciliation efforts.
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New building in Tyendinaga aims to protect Mohawk language

To protect the endangered Mohawk language, Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na proposes a Kenhtè:ke Language and Cultural Centre in Tyendinaga.
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Locals say multilingual vaccine awareness campaign will fight misinformation, encourage action | CBC News

Locals say multilingual vaccine awareness campaign will fight misinformation, encourage action | CBC News | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, several community partners launched a public education campaign to inform eligible residents about the vaccine rollout.
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Virtual Festival Du Bois helps you celebrate French Canadian culture in your own cabane. | Watch News Videos Online

Virtual Festival Du Bois helps you celebrate French Canadian culture in your own cabane. | Watch News Videos Online | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Watch Virtual Festival Du Bois helps you celebrate French Canadian culture in your own cabane. Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca
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New language app makes Mi’kmaw language more accessible for children and parents | The Star

SYDNEY — A recently released smartphone app is the newest resource for learning the Mi’kmaw language.
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Majority of Canadians not using COVID Alert app, study finds | CTV News

Majority of Canadians not using COVID Alert app, study finds | CTV News | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
A recent study by York University has found that the majority of Canadians are not using the COVID Alert app, citing accessibility issues and privacy concerns as the biggest obstacles.
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Google Explains Why App Can’t Translate Most Native American Languages    | Voice of America - English

Google Explains Why App Can’t Translate Most Native American Languages    | Voice of America - English | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Bill Waawaate is Indigenous, smart, educated, and the millionaire-founder of a highly successful snowmobile company.
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'It's a part of who we are': Inuit work to revitalize endangered dialect

'It's a part of who we are': Inuit work to revitalize endangered dialect | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
A group of Inuit women gather around a table over cups of coffee and speak to each other in a language that is expected to vanish over the next two generations. The women live in Cambridge Bay in. . .
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‘Race against the clock’: the school fighting to save the Ojibwe language before its elders pass away | Wisconsin | The Guardian

‘Race against the clock’: the school fighting to save the Ojibwe language before its elders pass away | Wisconsin | The Guardian | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Northern Wisconsin’s only Ojibwe immersion school built a successful program to revitalize its language. Then the pandemic upended the tribe’s life
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Fort St. John declares Sikh Heritage Month for 2nd year after resident pushes for recognition | CBC News

Fort St. John declares Sikh Heritage Month for 2nd year after resident pushes for recognition | CBC News | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
The proclamation was a response to a petition by Shubhdeep Kaur, a volunteer with Fort St. John Women's Resource Society and the co-organizer of the northern B.C. city's first public Diwali event in October 2019. 
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Today is National Indigenous Languages Day in Canada

Today is National Indigenous Languages Day in Canada | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
March 31 is National Indigenous Languages Day, an annual observance to honour culture, tradition and preservation in Canada since 1993.
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Canada’s first Indigenous language degree to be offered at UBC Okanagan –

Canada’s first Indigenous language degree to be offered at UBC Okanagan – | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
The goal of the program is to increase the number of fluent Nsyilxcn speakers
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Cree cover of Raffi's Baby Beluga earns Winnipeg students top prize — and shout-out from children's singer | CBC News

Cree cover of Raffi's Baby Beluga earns Winnipeg students top prize — and shout-out from children's singer | CBC News | Language and Culture | Scoop.it
A Grade 1 class at Isaac Brock School in Winnipeg is getting a lot more attention than they expected for their Cree rendition of a popular English children’s song.
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