Source: First Peoples’ Cultural Council
Summary: This report reveals that while the number of language learners continues to increase, there are still serious threats to language vitality with an ongoing loss of aging fluent speakers and challenges accessing language resources. While B.C. language revitalization efforts continue to face many challenges, there has also been positive progress with the development of federal language legislation, increased investment from the B.C. government, a growing interest in language revitalization, and an increasing number of people — especially young people — who are learning and speaking their languages.