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Bilingualism Committee

Terms of Reference

The Canadian Mathematical Society attaches great importance to bilingualism. The Bilingualism Committee oversees, in accordance with policies determined by the Board of Directors, the bilingual character of the education, publication and research programs, as well as the electronic and other activities of the Society.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To ensure the majority of the Society's public documents, meeting materials, media releases and other literature are produced bilingually.

  2. To ensure that highly scientific documents are translated appropriately in a way that preserves the scientific value in both languages.

  3. To assist with the translation of documents, to review translated documents, and to ensure such documents are in accordance with the policies of the Society.

  4. To assist with the preparation of bilingual fundraising documents and promotional brochures.

  5. To ensure that, where appropriate, materials on the Society's web site are available bilingually.

  6. To consult with other standing committees regarding the bilingual aspects of their activities.

  7. To consult with federal and provincial agencies and other societies on bilingualism matters.

  8. To report to the Board on the Society's bilingual services and to make recommendations to enhance the level of bilingualism within the Society.

Membership

1 Chair + 5 members
  + Up to 2 consulatants
  + Executive Director (ex-officio)
  + Education Committee delegate (ex-officio)
  + Electronic Services Committee delegate (ex-officio)
  + Publications Committee delegate (ex-officio)
  + Research Committee delegate (ex-officio)


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