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APRIL 18, 2017

CANADA - Comic Book Artists Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong Tour in May

By francecanadaculture Canada

Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will kick off their Canadian Tour at Toronto Comics Art Festival, before going to Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver for the VanCAF. Before coming back to France, they will do a last stop by Montréal, for the Festival de la bande-dessinée.

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APRIL 13, 2017

Guy Delisle: an Exhibition, in Moncton, Québec and Toronto

By francecanadaculture Toronto

In partnership with French publisher Delcourt and the Institut français, the cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada presents an exhibition about the Québécois author and illustrator Guy Delisle, in three Canadian cities throughout April and May: Moncton, Québec and Toronto.

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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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