We say “statute”, et nous disons «loi» aussi!

Both Ontario and Canada recognize English and French as our two official languages. As a result, our laws must be written in both languages. Read on to learn more about bilingual Federal and Ontario legislation.

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Shhh… Be very, very quiet, we’re hunting CIF dates!

As a reminder, statutes are not necessarily in force upon royal assent – however, most statutes and regulations come with a commencement section these days. That said, if you conduct historical legislative research, you may find that some annual statutes are ‘silent’ about their commencement!

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