Official Languages in the Era of Telework


The Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions and the Canada School of Public Service are inviting all public servants to a discussion on the theme of official languages in the era of telework.

Our speakers will share their thoughts on the challenges created by telework, the opportunities not to be missed with recent technological advances, and what it all means for the future of the public service.


  • Marie-Josée Hamel, Professor and Research Chair on Languages and Technologies, Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, University of Ottawa
  • John Medcof, Director General, Transferable Skills, Canada School of Public Service
  • Nancy Chahwan, Chief Human Resources Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister, Canadian Heritage


Stéphan Déry, Chair, Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions, and Assistant Deputy Minister, Real Property Services Branch, Public Services and Procurement Canada



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