Paysage linguistique et vitalité communautaire: une réflexion inspirée de I'Ontario français

Gilbert, Anne
September 2008
Quebec Studies;Fall/Winter2008, Vol. 46, p33
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the presence of French language in the province of Ontario. The notion of linguistic landscape is often used by the author to refer to the occurrences when a French language appears in the public space, such as on road signs, commercial advertisements and street names, in Ontario. According to the article, the linguistic landscape in Ontario is not regulated by laws, as it is in Quebec, except in the case of governmental signs or public institutions, where French must appear. A forecast on the evolution of French language in Ontario is presented.


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