If recognizing a linguistic minority implies acquiring its language, is unilingualism
in a bilingual society a form of discrimination?
Reviewing their comments on unilingualism
, it becomes clear just how important their multilingualism is to these participants.
Regrettably, because Justice Moldaver does not speak French, the next questioner chose to focus on unilingualism
and not pursue this promising line of inquiry.
Indeed, this period would inaugurate the most interesting and sometimes seemingly contradictory phase of Sisler's life as it would be the time when he would emerge as both the leading evangelist of unilingualism
in Manitoba's classrooms and as a staunch defender of the very peoples who were typically viewed as "the problem" which a unilingual system needed to 'fix'.
In light of the expansion of suburbs in Brussels, it meant that the principle of unilingualism
in Flanders was increasingly undermined.
of the Province's legal system has given
This wholeness must be restored in the broader order of coexistence as well--first of all within the boundaries of nation, or fatherland.--In accordance with the nature of moral organization, the nation absorbs neither family nor person, but fills them with vital content in definite national form, stipulated by language.--This form must be special but not exclusive: a normal multiplicity of different languages does not require their disconnection and alienation.--The Babylonian origin of humanity's disintegration through a unity of confusion and the Zion origin of gathering through unanimity in distinctness.--True unilingualism
is communication and understandability of many distinct, divided, but not divisive languages.
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The FTQ and CLC had diverged on several important constitutional questions: separation, self-determination, the two-nations concept, unilingualism
, and now even the arena of electoral politics seemed questionable.
in a language other than English or French does not last more than a generation--fewer than 400,000, mostly older people in this country speak neither official language whereas there are more than four million unilingual francophones.
It allowed bilingualism in the administration of government and education while, at the same time, calling for unilingualism
in more areas of Latvian society.
In contrast, we cannot assume that English unilingualism
in Ontario is associated with a uniquely local market.