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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!

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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

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

Official Languages in the Federal public service

The Official Languages Act (OLA) led to various initiatives that promote linguistic duality in the public service, ensuring the vitality of language minority communities and protecting the right of all Canadians receive federal services in either official language. The Council of the Network of Official Language Champions is one such initiative, with its membership representing