As long as the person can speak one of our official languages that should not disqualify them, either way – Ottawa

Canada like Wales has two languages deeply engrained in the country so this is interesting that they are debating whether to become wholly bilingual.

OTTAWA — An internal Conservative party debate on bilingualism in Canada has led  the Harper government to review its options over legislation introduced by the  Opposition New Democrats that would require all Parliamentary officers and  watchdogs, such as the auditor general, to speak both of Canada’s official  languages
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