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Bilingual food labelling

Local government unit

Local government unit means a city, metropolitan government area, town, village, municipality or other area of local government but does not include any local government unit situated within a bilingual district established under the Official Languages Act [B.01.012(1), FDR].

Mother tongue

Mother tongueFootnote 2 means the language first learned in childhood by persons in any area of Canada and still understood by them as ascertained by the decennial census taken immediately preceding the date on which the food is sold to the consumer [B.01.012(1), FDR].

Official languages

Official languages means the English language and the French language [B.01.012(1), FDR].

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