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An interview with the CEO of the Translation Bureau

In the context of the 2018 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, we asked the chief executive officer of the Translation Bureau about his views on linguistic duality and bilingualism, on supporting Francophones in minority situations and on the challenges facing those in the field of translation. Stéphan Déry kindly agreed to answer our questions.  RVF: In

The IDÉLLO learning platform: An English interface with French content for your child

If you’re a parent of a student enrolled in a French as a Second Language (FSL) program, it may be a challenge to ensure your child’s success, especially if you do not speak French yourself.  Finding quality resources and suitable French-language content can be tricky and overwhelming.  But look no further.  With an optional English

Message from the Minister of Canadian Heritage

Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, invites all Canadians to participate to the 20th Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!

Tools for everyone in the Language Portal of Canada

Are you looking for quality language articles? The Internet contains a great many resources, but are they always reliable? The Language Portal of Canada is a website that gives you free access to a large number of high-quality tools to help you improve your skills in French and English. Language articles, terminology records, fun quizzes—the

Let’s celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!

Today, the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue (CFCCD) is launching the 20th annual Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF). Les RVF 2018 will run from March 1 to 21, under the theme: The Francophonie in 3D: Diversity, Duality, Dynamism!  In the company of the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the 500-strong student body of

Rediscover Canada—and win a getaway—through Le Corridor

Whether Francophone or Francophile, Canadian and international travellers can now, more easily than ever plan their next journey to the gems of the Canadian Francophonie.  Unveiled this week by the Ministry of Canadian Heritage, the Canada-wide Francophone Heritage, Cultural and Tourism Corridor is an online platform and mobile application that allows users to organize their

An Echo to End the Wage Gap

According to Statistics Canada, women earn an average of $0.87 for every dollar earned by men, an hourly wage gap that is largely due to inequalities between men and women in the same occupation.  On March 8 at 3:00 on Parliament Hill, all Canadians—women and men—are invited to unite from across the country with a

To love in English—for better or for worse

It’s often said that French is the language of love, but many Francophones across the country have fallen—for better or for worse—head over heals into relationships with Anglophones.  If the plan is to stay in from the cold and snuggle up with your Valentine tonight, you may want to check out the bilingual play, subtitled

The Promise of Dialogue

For 13 years from September to June, I learned French in a classroom for about an hour-a-day.  This wasn’t an immersive experience, but it eventually allowed me to fall in love; to relish in French film, literature and music; to research and reconnect with my Northern Ontario Métis roots; to find a common ground with

Let’s celebrate the vitality of La Francophonie!

Our spokesperson Mariette Mulaire, president and CO of the World Trade Center Winnipeg, invites you all to participate to the 20th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!