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Official Language Policy

1 Preamble

The English language and the French language are both recognised as official languages in Canada.

2 Policy

Archery Canada recognizes the principle that any member of Archery Canada should be able to communicate, verbally or in writing, in either of the official languages when dealing with Archery Canada or conducting business within Archery Canada. Archery Canada will continue to provide these services within the confines of available resources.

3 Communications

Visitors to the Archery Canada office will be provided with available services in official language of their choice.
Correspondence addressed to any member of the staff is welcome in either official language.
Correspondence from Archery Canada office will be in the member’s official language of choice.the

4 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Meeting materials will, where practical, be produced in both official languages.
Simultaneous translation at the Annual General Meeting will be provided, only when funding is available.

5 Publications

Publications (technical & non-technical) will be published generally at the same time in both official languages. However, this general rule shall be subject to budget constraints.
All information material (media packages, communiqués, memo, etc.) intended for the members and/or the general public will be issued in both official languages.

6 Jurisdiction

This policy shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario.

7 Review and Approval

The Archery Canada Board of Directors and Executive Director shall review this policy every four (4) years on the Summer Olympic/Paralympic Games cycle.

Approved: Date unknown
Review: 2020
Revision Approved: TBD

8) Additional Relevant Policies
Archery Canada Code of Conduct and Ethics
Archery Canada Appeal Policy
Archery Canada Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy
Archery Canada Athlete Agreement
Archery Canada Complaint and Disciplinary Policy
Archery Canada Equity and Inclusion Policy
Archery Canada Harassment and Abuse Policy
Archery Canada Social Media Policy
Archery Canada Conflict of Interest Policy
Archery Canada Privacy Policy