Pair Turned Away from Official Languages Act Anniversary

06/01/2019

Two people who signed up to attend a symposium marking 50 years of the Official Languages Act say they were refused entry Monday, and they believe their political views are the reason. Donna Andrew from Shawville and Gordon Miller of Ottawa belong to a group opposed to official bilingualism, the Canadians for Language Fairness.

The department said they were "disruptive." It says people were allowed by invitation only, but the public website does not say this. Eventually someone called police, who ushered them away.

Our Brave New World.

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