Category: Culture

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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

oTENTik camping in the heart of Montreal

Categories: Culture Miscellaneous

A chance to experience camping in a whole new way.

Parks Canada’s oTENTik program lets you experience the energy of the city or the beauty of the countryside in a whole new way. Check out oTENTik’s 30 locations nationwide.

Anu boucher - Rendez-vous de la francophonie

Introducing… Anu Boucher!

RVF spokesperson, Anu Boucher, is passionate about the environment, community, and her Inuit culture. Along with co-spokesperson, Bernard Voyer, Anu will be at the centre of change with the RVF in 2020. Anu (short for Anulik), was born and raised in Kangiqliniq (Rankin Inlet), a community of about 2,800 people in the Kivalliq region, on

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Econova, a new way of education

Our theme this year is Rendez-vous de la Francophonie: at the heart of a change, and we’ll be featuring people, programs, and organizations at the heart of environmental, social, cultural, and community change all year long.   Let’s look to Canada’s west coast! EcoNova is an innovative program transforming environmental education into a living experience

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!

Official Languages: linguistic duality or bilingualism?

As we mark the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act, the concepts of linguistic duality and bilingualism are under the spotlight as we mark the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. But are we really familiar with the exact meaning of these terms? Following is a list of a few fast facts that

Let’s meet the ambassadors of the bonjour my friend tour!

Since April, the ambassadors of the bonjour my friend tour, Laura Lussier and Shaunpal Jandu, have crossed half of Canada in their caravan in the colors of linguistic duality. They’ve collected dozens of testimonials from people interested in the official languages ​​of our country. Over the next several days, these ambassadors will meet the people

Inspiring Francophonie!

Our inclusive Francophonie is well alive all across the country. French speaking Canadians are proud of their culture and their accents.

Pride, hope and vitality are words often associated with our inspiring Francophonie!

In this video produced by TFO 24.7, Francophones of Ontario share their French pride with us. They tell us why they speak French and how they ensure the survival of the French language in their community.