As of May 1, 2019, the Ontario Ombudsman can now take complaints about child protection services
and French language services
. The Ombudsman has created dedicated units of specialized staff to answer questions, address concerns, conduct investigations, and review complaints.
Tickets are still available for this year's International Association of Language Commissioners Association's Annual International Conference
, held in Toronto and featuring experts in minority and second language rights from around the world. Tickets are going fast - get yours today.
Speakers will include the esteemed Right Honourable Richard Wagner, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada; Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations; Dr. Mpho Monareng, Chief Executive Officer of the Pan South African Language Board; and Michael Cook, Inuit Language resource Coordinator, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. See the full program and list of speakers here.