Budget’s Indigenous languages funding ‘insufficient’ to support revitalization work, says B.C. advocate – CBC

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Federal budget allocates $334M over 5 years to language preservation, promotion and revitalization

Mar 22, 2019

If Ottawa is serious about supporting the revitalization of Indigenous languages across Canada, a lot more funding needs to be made available, according to the CEO of the First Peoples Cultural Council in B.C.

In Tuesday’s pre-election budget, the Liberals promised to spend $334 million over the next five years on “preserving, promoting and revitalizing” Indigenous languages.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/indigenous-languages-budget-funding-1.5066806

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