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French Canadians and bilingualism in the Canadian armed forces

Jean Pariseau

French Canadians and bilingualism in the Canadian armed forces

by Jean Pariseau

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Published by Directorate of History, Department of National Defence in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJean Pariseau and Serge Bernier. Vol.1, 1763-1969 : the fear of a parallel army.
SeriesSocio-military series / Department of National Defence, Directorate of History -- no.2
ContributionsBernier, Serge., Canada. Department of National Defence. Directorate of History.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 447p. :
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21580928M
ISBN 100660124912

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Bilingualism Is a Threat to Canadian Democracy In the aftermath of the publication of my most recent editorial -- "Let Them Learn French": Canada's Bilingual Elite Hold All the Power" -- . Canada is among the growing number of nations to have officially multilingual armed forces (Soeters & van der Muelen ). Operations are conducted in both French and English, and a recent report (Canadian Armed Forces, ) indicates that % of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Regular Force members spoke French as their first official Size: KB.


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The history of bilingualism prior to passage of the Official Languages Act. PDF version, MB French Canadians and Bilingualism in the Canadian Forces, Volume I.

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