Category: News

The Association de la presse francophone (APF) has good news for Canadians

I’ve been thinking about the value of news and journalism as I’ve been “social distancing” this week. It has never been more important that Canadians have timely, reliable, truthful, and local news. The personal and collective decisions we make depend on it. And the decisions we make do matter. I have some good news about

Journée des femmes

Destination: Equity – International Women’s Day March in Moncton, N.B.

March 8th is International Women’s Day and I will be both celebrating and working for change, as much change is still needed. In Moncton, N.B., feminists are gathering for Destination Equity/Destination Équité, a province-wide event coordinated by the Alliance des femmes de la francophonie canadienne (AFFC), the Regroupement féministe du Nouveau-Brunswick, and the New Brunswick

Exploration sonore RVF 2020

The National Launch of Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie in an Era of Change

PRESS RELEASE OTTAWA, MARCH 3, 2020 – Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) has officially launched its 22nd edition under the theme LES RENDEZ-VOUS DE LA FRANCOPHONIE: AT THE HEART OF CHANGE! Along with spokespersons Anu Boucher and Bernard Voyer, as well as the Member of Parliament for Orleans, Marie‑France Lalonde, Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie kicked off the festivities


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

Vanessa Lisabelle, nouvelle blogueuse 2020

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Je suis Vanessa, nouvelle blogueuse de la section En Action!

Après avoir travaillé auprès des stations de radios communautaires francophones du Canada et collaboré au projet national bonjour my friend, c’était, pour moi, une suite logique de prendre part aux Rendez-vous de la Francophonie pour la 22e édition. Dans les dernières années, j’ai pu ouvrir mes horizons et apprendre énormément quant aux réalités de la francophonie canadienne. C’est donc un immense plaisir d’écrire pour les RVF 2020 et de partager avec vous mes découvertes!

2020 RVF Official Poster

The 2020 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, at the heart of change!

Ottawa, January 30, 2020 – As we enter the 22nd year of Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF), the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue is proud to unveil the theme of the 2020 edition and introduce its spokespersons. This national celebration will take place from March 1 to March 31, 2020. Various facets of the

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!

English-Speaking Quebecers, Franco-Ontarians and New Brunswick Acadians Unite

A memorandum of understanding was signed on July 2nd between the Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB), the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) and the Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO). The objective of this partnership (the first of its kind in Canada) is to protect and promote the language rights of official language