Dare! Osez!

Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions

Created on August 28, 2003, the Council is a horizontal organization of the Government of Canada within which departments, agencies, Crown corporations and regional federal councils, large and small, all work together. The Council is a valuable resource for the public service of Canada. It provides a voice for the community of official languages champions in departments, agencies, Crown corporations and regional federal councils, which currently includes 215 members. In addition, the Council plays a unique role as a leader and innovator. Its objective is to support and mobilize the community of official languages champions with a view to promoting official languages and helping their deputy heads create a unified vision for official languages and consider official languages in their decision making.

The DARE! OSEZ! website was developed to share best practices and tools to support official languages champions in their role and to help them initiate open dialogue on official languages with employees and amongst colleagues.

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Blueprint 2020

Learn about the Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions’ contribution to Blueprint 2020.

Strategic plan

This is the Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions’ course of action to support official languages champions and deputy heads.

Linguistic duality day

The second Thursday in September has been designated "Linguistic Duality Day" across the Public Service of Canada. Discover how we celebrate this day.

Roles / responsibilities

Here you will find governance tools as well as a list of official languages resources and a brief description of their roles and responsibilities.

Best practices

Browse through a wide range of official languages tools and resources as well as videos highlighting some best practices that can be integrated into your organizations.

Tools and resources

Consult this page to discover additional tools to help you promote and advance the Official Languages Program.

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