Tagalog

AP

Surge Of Tagalog Does Not Equal Filipino Progress In Canada

The mere fact that the media has zeroed in on Tagalog as the fastest growing immigrant language, and the public's surprise of this so-called linguistic phenomenon, is telling of the social insignificance of Canada's third largest ethnic group. Sure, Filipinos are common props in fast-food restaurants, hotels and homes, but their lack of political and economic weight renders them invisible despite their large presence and 24/7 work cycles.
Alamy

Monoligualism On The Decline In Canada

OTTAWA - Selected highlights from Wednesday's Statistics Canada release of 2011 census data, focused on language:— One in five Canadians — some 6.6 million people — reported speaking a language other...