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Pearson not fulfilling obligations to French-speaking passengers

Old Nov 8, 19, 5:39 pm
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Pearson not fulfilling obligations to French-speaking passengers

Pearson not fulfilling obligations to French-speaking passengers
L'aéroport Pearson de Toronto a manqué à ses obligations envers des passagers francophones, vient de statuer le Commissaire aux langues officielles, qui a reconnu comme fondées huit plaintes qu'il avait reçues concernant une absence de service en français.
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle...es-obligations
Toronto Pearson Airport is not fulfilling its obligations to French-speaking passengers, the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has found.
https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/toronto-...oner-1.4676371
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Old Nov 10, 19, 9:35 pm
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Originally Posted by shadowspar View Post
Pearson not fulfilling obligations to French-speaking passengers

L'aéroport Pearson de Toronto a manqué à ses obligations envers des passagers francophones, vient de statuer le Commissaire aux langues officielles, qui a reconnu comme fondées huit plaintes qu'il avait reçues concernant une absence de service en français.
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle...es-obligations

Toronto Pearson Airport is not fulfilling its obligations to French-speaking passengers, the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has found.
https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/toronto-...oner-1.4676371
Eight complaints that an English city functions in English. I’m not sure what people expect, presumably the arrival city and services in between are not billingual either. Had the passsenger’s flight been canceled they would have had to eat and stay in Toronto where they wouldn’t have gotten service in French either. I support bilingualism, but these type of expectations and complaints irritate me.
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Old Nov 13, 19, 7:22 pm
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In an English speaking Province and an English speaking community there should be no obligations for all the staff to be bilingual. Yes I have seen at the Federal Staff at CABS that they have signs that say French speakers available at this counter etc. How on Earth and why on Earth should everyone working at YYZ be able to speak French? The airline staff has no obligation to be able to speak French either.
I have always heard that all flight announcements are made both in French and English.
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Originally Posted by dav662 View Post
In an English speaking Province and an English speaking community there should be no obligations for all the staff to be bilingual. Yes I have seen at the Federal Staff at CABS that they have signs that say French speakers available at this counter etc. How on Earth and why on Earth should everyone working at YYZ be able to speak French? The airline staff has no obligation to be able to speak French either.
I have always heard that all flight announcements are made both in French and English.
At least as far as Air Canada is concerned, AC is required to provide service in both English and French as laid out in the Official Languages Act and the Air Canada Public Participation Act....
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