French Language Services Directorate

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Advisory Committee on French Language Services

MANDATE

  • To advise the Minister Responsible for the French Language Services Directorate on matters related to the Yukon Languages Act and the implementation of the Yukon Government services in French
  • To facilitate the consultation and dialogue with the French-speaking community on a priority basis.

MEMBERSHIP

Consists of nine members appointed by Cabinet including two representatives of the Francophone community (Association franco-yukonnaise), one representative from the Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon (CSFY), one representative from the Francophone community at large, one representative of the Yukon Employees Union, and four Deputy Ministers or Presidents, one of which is the Deputy Minister of Education.  

RESPONSIBILITY

Minister Responsible for the French Language Services Directorate pursuant to the Government Organization Act.

APPOINTMENT TERM
 
No fixed term appointment except for the representative of the Francophone community (three year term)

HONORARIUM – Category B

LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY

Languages Act
Canada-Yukon Languages Agreement


Composition of the Advisory Committee on French Language Services:

  • Deputy Minister of FLSD, Chair: Joe MacGillivray
  • Deputy Minister of HSS: Paddy Meade
  • Public Service Commissioner: Jim Connell
  • Deputy Minister of Education: Judy Arnold
  • Two representatives of AFY: Executive director and co-Executive Director, Isabelle Salesse and Roch Nadon  
  • One representative of the Yukon Francophone School Board: Marc Champagne
  • One representative of French community at large: Line Gagnon 
  • One representative of Yukon government Employee Union: Sylvie Léonard
  • Deputy Minister of Justice (Alternate): Thomas Ullyett

French Language Services Directorate

Government of Yukon
305 Jarvis St. – 3rd floor
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Communications and Policy
Jeanne Beaudoin
Email: info.dsf-flsd@gov.yk.ca
Phone: 867-667-8970
Toll free (in Yukon):
1-800-661-0408, local 8970
Fax: 867-393-6226