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The cultural network in Canada is divided into two branches which work in synergy. Each branch is headed by a Cultural Counsellor (one for the offices in Quebec and Montreal, and the other for the offices in Moncton, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver).

The cultural network provides support for the projects of its Canadian partners in arts & culture,  higher education and linguistic cooperation and serves as the link between the Canadian and French agents.

Moreover, the network of 9 Alliances françaises in Canada (Canadian not-for-profit, non-partisan and non-denominational associations), as the centre for French-as-a-second language teaching, offers training and courses of excellent quality adapted to the needs and the specific context of the Canadian market. The Alliance française network also serves as a platform for Canadian and international Francophonies.



Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers: The Results are Out!

“Books in Translation: a Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers”, a new initiative to promote literature in translation between Canada and France, has just found its very first Canadian fellows. Discover now who are the five Canadian publishers chosen by the jury!

OTTAWA - The huge Machines de l'île will invade Ottawa

L'Araignée et le Cheval-Dragon des Machines de l'île débarquent à Ottawa ! Faisant ses débuts en Amérique du Nord, La Machine saura captiver le public avec son théâtre urbain ambulant extraordinaire dans les rues du centre-ville d’Ottawa.

Dr. Jean Louis MARTIN,FCRF laureate is going to Haida Gwaii.

Laureate of the France-Canada Research Fund (FCRF) in 2016, Dr. Martin is visiting Vancouver and the Haida Gwaii. Dr. Jean-Louis Martin is collaborating with Dr.

Results of the 17th FCRF "New Collaborations" program (2017)

The results of the 17th FCRF "New Collaborations" program (2017) are now available!

Hands-on science with students in Ontario and British Columbia

In April 2017, students from Francophone schools in Ontario and British Columbia took part in a hands-on science project with researchers from Canada’s NatureWatch and France’s Observatoire des saisons.

Partnership signed between Foothills School Division and the académie of Nancy-Metz

On April 1st, 2017, the Foothills School Division in Alberta signed a partnership agreement with the académie of Nancy-Metz in France.

TORONTO - Olivier Assayas Retrospective at the TIFF Cinematheque

From June 22 to August 20
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As part of its "Summer in France" program, TIFF Cinematheque allows you to spend the summer with Olivier Assayas for a complete retrospective of its work, the first ever mounted in Toronto. Assayas will introduce in person Cold Water and Clean screening on June 22 and June 23.


Contest "Prix des Jeunes Cinéphiles Francophones"

From March 15 to May 15, 2017, take part in Institut français’ Prix des Jeunes cinéphiles francophones contest! 1) Watch 10 Francophone films 2) Vote for your favourite film 3) Record your review for a chance to win a trip to France!

Enhanced Francophone Book Award

The Embassy of France in Canada’s Prix du livre enrichi francophone pour la jeunesse [Enhanced Francophone Book Award for Young Authors], organized in collaboration with the Salon du livre de l’Outaouais, aims to promote French expertise and digital innovation in the world of publishing. Enhanced books, augmented books… though the names and the technology might differ, the results are the same: a new way of looking at publishing that aims to redefine the practices and usages of the industry. These innovations—a key factor in the evolution that publishing business models will see over the coming years—herald a revolution in the publishing world.

New partnership signed between the CTF and Saint-Pierre & Miquelon’s FrancoForum

On Monday, February 6th, 2017, Saint-Pierre & Miquelon’s FrancoForum and the Canadian Teachers’ Foundation (CTF) signed a letter of intent meant to support Canadian teachers in Francophone minority settings through an intensive summer training program in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.

French University Sciences Po representative visits UBC, SFU, Uvic

Ms Sophie Rivière-Dufour, International Affairs and Exchanges Policy Officer was in Vancouver and Victoria, CB February 6-11th, 2017 to discuss current partnerships and student mobility at Canadian Universities.