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MARCH 17, 2017

Commemoration VIMY - event and celebrations 2017

By francecanadaculture Canada

For the 2017 commemoration around the Vimy battle and the First World War, France would like to highlight the initiatives put in place.

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MARCH 16, 2017

Mathias Enard and Alain Mabanckou Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize

By francecanadaculture Toronto

The Man Booker International Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prize for books in translation, have selected two Francophone writers for their longlist: Mathias Enard for "Compass" and Alain Mabanckou for "Black Moses".

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MARCH 06, 2017

A Special Issue on Francophone Literary Journalism in the LJS Journal

By francecanadaculture Toronto

The journal "Literary Journalism Studies" has dedicated its latest issue to Francophone literary journalism, its history, influences and legacies, from France to Canada and Belgium.

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JANUARY 23, 2017

Cultural diplomacy platform

By francecanadaculture Canada

The Institut français and its five partners will be launching a Cultural Diplomacy Platform f

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DECEMBER 21, 2016

Dominique Fabre at the Toronto French Book Fair 2016: Media Reviews

By francecanadaculture Toronto

The Toronto French Book Fair welcomed last December 2nd and 3rd French writer Dominique Fabre.

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APRIL 18, 2016

Mend The Living longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016

By francecanadaculture Books

Maylis de Kerangal's novel Réparer les vivants, translated by Canadian translator Jessica Moore and published by Talon Books as Mend the Living, has been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.

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APRIL 01, 2016

Ottawa 2017 or the 150 years of Canada

By francecanadaculture Canada

2017 - Here we go!In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation!

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MARCH 10, 2016

Four French Authors Announced at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2016 (May 14-15)

By francecanadaculture Books

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) has just announced four Featured Guests from France: Marguerite Abouet, Balak, & Bastien Vivès, in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Toronto.

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FEBRUARY 01, 2016

Women in Science : still a challenge today?

By francecanadaculture Canada

The French Embassy in Canada, the University of Ottawa and L’Oréal Canada "For Women in Science" have organized a panel about the current role of women in science, January 19, 2016.

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DECEMBER 15, 2015

Alice Zeniter and Emilie De Turckheim at the Toronto French Book Fair - December 4 and 5, 2015

By francecanadaculture Books

French authors Alice Zeniter and Emilie de Turckheim presented their latest novels at the Toronto French Book Fair.

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NOVEMBER 30, 2015

“My city and the climate” by the Canadian kids !

By francecanadaculture Canada

Looking ahead to the COP21 conference, which takes place in Paris from November 30th to December 11th, 2015, the Embassy of France to Canada has invited students in Canada to contribute to an international performance based on the theme of “My city and the climate”.

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NOVEMBER 13, 2015

2015 Prix Goncourt and Prix Renaudot Literary Awards

By francecanadaculture Canada

Mathias Enard has just received France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt literary prize for his novel "Boussole" [Compass] . Delphine de Vigan earned the 2015 Prix Renaudot for her book "D’après une histoire vraie" [Based on a True Story].

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