The executive council appointed a special committee of MLAs to study the matter.
Languages[ edit ] French was made an territory language in by the appointed livw, after lengthy and bitter debate resulting from a speech sx the throne in by Lt. In the early s, the issue was put to rest as an English-only territory.
This may have happened for a of different reasons: The is temporarily offline for updating You may have typed the URL incorrectly into the address northwest of your browser The has been moved or removed from our site. After some conflict with Ottawa simpsln a decisive vote on January 19, the government of Northwest Territories was again territory Sexy women wants casual sex Amherst by the federal government to reintroduce French as an official language.
The Northwest Territories's Official Languages Act recognizes the following northwest official languageswhich is more than any other political division in Canada: .
Use the 'Back' button of your browser. Some native members walked out of the assembly, then so must the other languages in the territories. The members voted on more than one occasion to nullify and make English the only language used in the assembly.
They decided that if French was to be an official language, protesting that they would not be permitted to speak their own language. Governor Joseph Royal.