LRSP LIVE - May 2015

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LRSP blog: 
Looking beyond the status quo

This month we analyzed the decision in the Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon case. The court ordered a new trial and the community must maintain the status quo.

Are there positive points that can be identified in this decision? Read the blog in its entirety to find out.
ACELF 68e congrès: En français? Avec plaisir! 24-26 septembre 2015
ACELF conference
This fall, the LRSP will participate in the 68th conference of the ACELF, the Canadian association of French-language education, as an exhibitor. We will be hosting a booth to present our new educational lesson plans on constitutional language rights. We hope to see you there! (Website available in French only.)

On May 29, the Director of the LRSP, Geneviève Boudreau attended the annual general meeting of the Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA) in Montreal. The QCNA "is dedicated to the professional and economic development of English community newspapers and their enterprises serving minority communities in Quebec.."

During the AGM, the speakers discussed the future of community newspapers in relation with the use of online platforms, diversification of products and sales strategies, among other topics.
Trois professionnels qui discutent autour d'une tableAlternative dispute resolution (ADR)


that the ADR process does not affect the rights of the parties in conflict? The ruling cannot be implemented without the consent of all parties.

Visit our website to find out more on funding available for ADR
on language rights
The LRSP provides a press review and/or studies from different research institutes and universities on constitutional language rights and on official language minority communities.

Rights to services and communications

May 7 - Compressions de Radio-Canada à Sudbury : deux résidents portent plainte (available in French only)

May 7Rapport Fraser : les francophones de l'ouest réclament des incitatifs pour l'immigration (available in French only)

May 7 - La situation migratoire inquiète les communautés francophones (available in French only)

May 7 - Langue officielles: Fraser suggère un plan d’action (available in French only)

May 7 - Les communautés d'expression anglaise du Québec ont besoin de soutien pour l'intégration des nouveaux arrivants (available in French only)

May 7Graham Fraser veut davantage d’immigrants francophones hors Québec (available in French only)

May 7Anglo Quebecers need more support, resources: languages commissioner 

May 9 - Graham Fraser s'attaque au dossier de l'immigration francophone (available in French only)

May 12 - Coupures à Radio-Canada: plaintes et poursuites (available in French only)

May 22 - (Radio-Canada) Financement du diffuseur public : pistes de solution (available in French only)

May 28 - Le bilinguisme aux frontières progresse, dit Graham Fraser (available in French only)

May 28Pour plus de bilinguisme aux frontières (available in French only)

May 29Sécurité du parlement: le mauvais français de la GRC inquiète (available in French only)

Education rights

May 1 - Victoire pour l’éducation en français en contexte minoritaire : la Cour suprême reconnait le principe d’équivalence des infrastructures scolaires (available in French only)

May 4 - Jusqu'où peut conduire l'article 23 ? (available in French only)

May 7 - L'avocat des parents de Rose-des-Vents demande la mise en oeuvre du jugement de la cour (available in French only)

May 13 – Éducation en français au Yukon : la Cour suprême du Canada tranchera jeudi (available in French only)

May 14 - Aveuglé, peut-être, mais non par volonté de symétrie (available in French only)

May 14Retour à la case départ pour les francophones du Yukon (available in French only)

May 14 - Éducation en français : une décision mitigée pour le Yukon (available in French only)

May 14 - La cause des francophones du Yukon renvoyée à un tribunal inférieur (available in French only)

May 14Top court rules Yukon’s French school board cannot control admissions 

May 14 - Minister hopeful new trial won’t be necessary 

May 21 - Un coup dur pour les minorités (available in French only)

May 29 - Refus d'accès aux écoles françaises : mesure temporaire dit le CSF (available in French only)

May 29 - La fin des élections scolaires dénoncée par les commissions scolaires anglophones (available in French only)

May 29Quebec confirms plan to abolish school board elections 

Judicial rights

May 12 - Une cause, deux langues, deux traitements différents (available in French only)

May 19 - Un homme d’Ottawa a droit à un nouveau procès, parce que le premier n’était pas en français (available in French only)

May 28 - Court inquiry into White Rock murder case held in French 

May 29 - Language rights denial prompts strong rebuke 

Droit législatif

May 19 - L’Alberta ose recourir à la loi ontarienne pour tenter d’empêcher le dépôt de documents en français (available in French only)

May 20 - (Des Cordes à son ARC) Graham Fraser, commissaire aux langues officielles du Canada, fait l’objet d’une poursuite (available in French only)

May 26 - L’identité francophone d’un juge ne ferme pas son esprit judiciaire (available in French only)

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