September 8 2021 10:03pm

Canada election: Leaders debate whether Indigenous languages should be recognized as official

During the French-language debate on Wednesday, party leaders discussed whether they would recognize Indigenous languages among Canada’s “official languages.” Several party leaders said they would do so, but Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau touted his government’s efforts to protect Indigenous languages. Erin O’Toole declined to say whether he would officially recognize Indigenous languages, but said it would be “possible to receive services in Indigenous languages.”

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