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Thibodeau v. Air Canada
July 13th 2011, the Federal Court rendered a decision stating that Air Canada "breached its duties under Part IV of the Official Languages Act" and oredered Air Canada to "give the applicants a letter of apology, make every reasonable effort to comply with all of its duties under Part IV of the Official Languages Act, introduce, within six months of this judgment, a proper monitoring system and procedures to quickly identify, document and quantify potential violations of its language duties, as set out at Part IV of the OLA and at section 10 of the ACPPA, particularly by introducing a procedure to identify and document occasions on which Jazz does not assign flight attendants able to provide services in French on board flights on which there is significant demand for services in French, pay the amount of $6,000 in damages to each of the applicants, and pay the applicants the total amount of $6,982.19 in costs, including the disbursements".

Click here to view the decision from the Court's website or here to download the pdf document.