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Advisory Committee on French Language Services

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Address: 305 Jarvis Sreet (3rd floor), Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-8970 or 1-800-661-0408 | Fax: 867-393-6226


Mandate

Advises the Minister responsible for the French Language Services Directorate on any matter related to the Languages Act and the implementation of Yukon Government services in French. It facilitates the consultation and dialogue with the French-speaking community on a priority basis.

Authority:

Period: May 12, 1994 to present

Type: Advisory


Membership

Cabinet appoints 9 members including:

  • 2 representatives of the Francophone community (Association franco-yukonnaise),
  • 1 representative from the Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon,
  • 1 representative from the Francophone community at large,
  • 1 representative of the Yukon Employees Union, and
  • 4 Deputy Ministers or presidents, one of which is the Deputy Minister of Education.

Appointment process: Order in Council

Requirements: No legislated criteria to join. It is desirable for members to have knowledge of language rights matters and Yukon government’s responsibilities under the Languages Act and the French Language Policy, GAM Policy 1.7.

Term: Member from the Francophone community at large is appointed a 3 year term. All other members are appointed for indeterminate terms.

Meetings: 4 times a year.

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Current members:

Name   Position   From:   To:
Deputy Minister of French Language Services   Member   08/26/2015   Indeterminate
Representative, Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon   Member   12/20/2012   Indeterminate
Assistant Executive Director,   Member   08/26/2015   Indeterminate
Deputy Minister, Education   Member   12/20/2012   Indeterminate
Executive Director, Association franco-yukonnaise   Member   09/13/2012   Indeterminate
Public Service Commissioner   Member   12/20/2012   Indeterminate
Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services   Member   02/02/2011   Indeterminate
Deputy Minister of Justice   Alternate Member   12/20/2012   Indeterminate
Gagnon, Line   Member   12/18/2014   12/17/2017
Leonard, Sylvie   Member   12/18/2014   Indeterminate