Canada’s Official Languages Act celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Hilaire Lemoine Language Policy Advisor/NLEAP Special Advisor/Language Policy and International Relations, Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI), University of Ottawa Article by Hilaire Lemoine “Implementing an Official Languages Act in any country is an ambitious, complex and long term initiative. It is a process of social change. It goes far...

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The National Languages Fund Announces Receipt of 89 Concept Notes at close of Submissions

The National Languages Fund administered by NLEAP recently issued a call for Concept Notes from eligible civil society organizations that: Promote language rights towards national integration and reconciliation Foster acceptance and appreciation of cultural diversity as a national strength Improve the ability of Sri Lankan citizens to communicate in the...

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Bachelor of Arts Translation Programme at the Eastern University

NLEAP meets with University Grants Commission (UGC) to explore delivery of the Bachelor of Arts Translation Degree Programme at the Eastern University of Sri Lanka The NLEAP team met with  Dr. Priyantha Premakumara, Secretary, UGC,  Ms. Srimathi Wijewardena, Senior Assistant Secretary, UGC and Professor F.C Ragel, Vice Chancellor, Eastern University...

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