Category: Canadian Francophonie

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Parlement Jeunesse Pancanadien… a look at Canadian politics from the inside

More than 100 Francophones aged 16 to 25 traveled to Parliament Hill in Ottawa last month to experience Canadian politics from the inside. The 10th Parlement Jeunesse Pancanadien (PJP) included youth from all of Canada’s provinces and territories, including its first-ever delegate from Nunavut. The youth selected various roles. Some became members of parliament, journalists,

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Cause for celebration… École Allain St-Cyr is 30!

École Allain St-Cyr is the only Francophone school in Yellowknife. Housed in a bright, modern building, it has been called “one of Canada’s most innovative schools”. It’s also a testament to the passion of the local French-speaking community who fought for three decades to make the school what it is today. In 1988, a determined

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Oki Napi – Bonjour mon ami!

Students in southern Alberta schools are learning about art and the region’s Indigenous history and culture with the help of an innovative two-year project. Oki Napi – Bonjour mon ami! aims to build relationships and encourage exchanges between students and Indigenous people in 14 schools in the FrancoSud School District as a part of Alberta’s


Exciting news for English-speaking postsecondary students in Canada!

English-speaking students who want to pursue their postsecondary studies in French will soon be able to apply for a $3,000 non-renewable bursary to support their first year of college or undergraduate studies. Starting in April, 850 bursaries will be offered at a variety of postsecondary institutions all over the country. The Bursaries for Postsecondary Studies

Just for laughs comedy tour

Coming to a community near you … Francophone comedians!

Mariana Mazza. Mario Jean. Julien Dionne. Sinem Kara. These are just a few of many talented comedians who are entertaining and inspiring Canadians during the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie Comedy Tour this year. The nine-week tour started strong in Moncton, NB, on January 30th with the Un rire à l’autre Gala, an unforgettable evening of

The RVF 2020 at the heart of change!

Categories: Canadian Francophonie

Our two spokerspersons invite you to participate in the 2020 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, from March 1 to 31!

Visit today to get information about the activities on the national event calendar, participate in the Planetary Creativity contest, get the dates of the comedy tour or find out when you can attend a free screening of a movie from the National Film Board.


New English-Blogger for 2020!

Hello/bonjour, My name is Catherine Fisher, and I am the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie English‑language blogger for 2020! I grew up in Calgary (with a few years spent in Edmonton and Toronto) and now live in the beautiful mountain town of Nelson, B.C. I came to the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie through my work with

Education: New Brunswick wants to be the best in the world!

New Brunswick is about to reimagine its entire education system. This province wants his education system to be nothing less than the best in the world! In order to achieve this ambitious goal, an education summit was held last week by the government in Fredericton and a green paper on education was published. New Brunswick

The Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019 is launched!

Starting today, August 10th, and until August 24th, thousands of Acadians and visitors from all around the world will gather in Prince Edward Island and in Southeast New Brunswick to participate to the 6th Congrès Mondial Acadien (CMA). They will also celebrate the 25th anniversary of this event. Acadian culture is contagious! Acadians know how

Discover communities of the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019!

The 6th edition of the Congrès mondial acadien (CMA) is now well started! Until August 24th, Acadians from all around the world will gather in about 20 Acadian communities in Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick.

In this video we are invited to discover these communities that inspire Acadian pride in both hosting regions.

For more information about CMA 2019 and to consult the program of activities, visit the CMA official website (information in English and French).

Bon Congrès!