By: Anirudh Bhattacharyya
August 3, 2017
Dr. Bonny Norton, a UBC professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the department of language and literacy education, was one of several UBC experts who weighed in on the latest Canadian census results.
Dr. Norton spoke to the Hindustan Times on Indian languages in the 2016 Census. A central interest was policy implications of increased numbers of Hindi speakers. Dr. Norton noted the importance of bilingualism in Canada, and the efforts made to encourage children to maintain the mother tongue while learning English or French.
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