Justice in Official Languages - Newsletter
(No04 | February 2012)
Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group on Access to Justice in Both Official Languages
This Working Group constitutes the governmental consultation body which focuses, among other things, on issues related to the Criminal Code linguistic provisions. Besides the representatives from the departments of justice of all the jurisdictions in the country, this group also includes provincial and territorial representatives from the Francophone Affairs as well as the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.
Date: February 17, 2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Ontario Justice Sector Francophone Stakeholders’ Meeting
The Francophone Stakeholders’ Meeting is an annual event that gathers Justice Sector divisions and agencies with the Francophone stakeholders to continue the work undertaken together. It provides an opportunity to present divisional activity and progress reports, establish priorities for upcoming years and create partnerships. This year, the meeting will focus on the work and progress carried out by both Justice Sector ministries over the last 12 months. It will also mark the accomplishments of the first year of the Ontario Justice Sector Strategic planning on French Language Services - cycle two (2011-2015).
Date: March 1-2, 2012
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Advisory Committee on Access to Justice in Both Official Languages
The Committee’s next meeting will focus on the emerging issues related to access to justice in both official languages. The Committee includes governmental and non-governmental representatives.
Date: March 16, 2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Training Sessions for Provincially Appointed Judges
French training for provincial court judges, an initiative set forth by the New Brunswick Provincial Court, is offered by the Centre canadien de français juridique and is intended for bilingual judges who would like to improve their knowledge of legal French and their ability to manage legal activities in French.
Date: May 27-June 1, 2012 or October 21-26, 2012
(Training sessions on Legal French)
Date: June 10-14, 2012
(Advanced training session on Legal French)
Location: Caraquet, New Brunswick
2012 Training Calendar for the Centre canadien de français juridique
|Edmonton||March 2*||March 23*||March 9**|
|Halifax||February 17*||February 24*||March 14**|
|Moncton||March 16*||March 16**|
|Regina||March 5*||March 30**|
|St. John's||February 17*|
|Vancouver||February 24*||February 8**|
|Winnipeg||March 9*||March 2*||February 10**|
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