. Next governor general’s inability to speak French « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CBC News  – Appointment of Simon, who is bilingual in English and Inuktitut, has a long-standing reputation as an advocate for Indigenous people. For many francophones, it also raised questions about their place in the federation. Some wonder what happened to tradition of bilingualism.

Simon worked for almost 20 years at the Department of Foreign Affairs and served as Canada’s ambassador to Denmark, but she did not learn French during her tenure there.

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