Official Languages Act
The Official Languages Act
The Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism (also know as the B&B Commission) was established in 1963, with the goal of reporting on the state of bilingualism and cultural relations between French- and English-speaking Canadians. The two co-chairs, Andre Laurendeau and Davidson Dunton, faced the enormous task of helping Canada build an equal partnership between the two linguistic groups through the recommendations of the Commission.
In this video, discover the story of the Commission that led to official bilingualism in Canada.