Pample the Moose: Oh the Humanities!: Of Language Czars, the Civil Service and Policy-Making

A story about my research being presented today at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Waterloo appears in today’s National Post.  I wanted to get this post up quickly because it clarifies a few points – and spins my research a little differently from how the Post did. The article is connected ...

Pample the Moose: Oh the Humanities!: Of Language Czars, the Civil Service and Policy-Making

A story about my research being presented today at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Waterloo appears in today’s National Post.  I wanted to get this post up quickly because it clarifies a few points – and spins my research a little differently from how the Post did. The article is connected ...

Impolitical: Languages shmanguages

Today in Harper government infractions: “Ottawa blâmé par le commissaire aux langues officielles.” Le gouvernement Harper n’a pas respecté la Loi sur les langues officielles en nommant l’anglophone unilingue Michael Ferguson au poste névralgique de vérificateur général, révèle un rapport du commissaire aux langues officielles obtenu en exclusivité par La Presse. «Le Bureau du Conseil ...