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JANUARY 06, 2015

Workshop “Napoleon and a Woman at Brock” - January 22 at Brock University

By francecanadaculture Toronto

On June 24th 1791, Napoleon Bonaparte wrote to Guillaume-Thomas Raynal, priest by trade, famous philosopher, and author of the History of the Two Indies. A copy of this letter is archived in Paris; another copy was recently deposited by an anonymous donor at the Brock University Library in the Niagara Region.

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DECEMBER 12, 2014

France Canada Museums: Call for entries

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

Call for entries for cooperation and exchanges between museums is open. Deadline: March 31, 2015

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DECEMBER 02, 2014

France holds one of the richest World heritage

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

France is among these countries that hold the greatest number of designated World UNESCO sites, with 39 cultural or natural properties: amongst others, the Palace and Park of Versailles, the Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard, the Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay or the decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc…

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NOVEMBER 07, 2014

RATP wins the 2014 Brownie Awards for Excellence from the Canadian Urban Institute

By francecanadaculture Books

The Canadian Urban Institute Brownie Awards jury has selected the RATP - Lagny Bus Depot Renewal (Paris), as this year’s winner in the CUI Brownie Awards International Category.

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NOVEMBER 05, 2014

Perspectives on Regional Growth and Planning - A France/Canada Forum

By francecanadaculture Books

The Consulate General of France in Toronto and the University of Toronto Department of Geography and Planning, with the support of Institut français, are organizing the "Perspectives on Regional Growth and Planning: A France - Canadian Forum". The event is dedicated to regional growth issues and challenges and their solutions, and will be held from November 17 to 20, 2014 at the University of Toronto.

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OCTOBER 10, 2014

Maylis de Kerangal at International Festival of Authors

By francecanadaculture Books

The International Festival of Authors, which brings together the world's best writers of contemporary literature for 11 days of readings, lectures, round table discussions and public book signings, will take place at Harbourfront Centre from Octob

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OCTOBER 09, 2014

Patrick Modiano, Nobel Prize in Literature

By francecanadaculture Canada

One year after Canadian Alice Munro received the prestigious honour, Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014

Great success for the Treaty of Paris

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

The exhibition of the Treaty of Paris, that has been taking place in the Museum of Civilisation of Quebec since Septeber 23rd, will be extented 10 more days, until Sunday, October 12th. It was meant to end October 2nd. Indeed, more than 14.000 people visited the exhibition just during the first week.

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JULY 11, 2014

The French Do Buy Books. Real Books.

By Pamela Druckerman on NYTimes.com

One of the maddening things about being a foreigner in France is that hardly anyone in the rest of the world knows what’s really happening here. They think Paris is a Socialist museum where people are exceptionally good at eating small bits of chocolate and tying scarves.In fact, the French have all kinds of worthwhile ideas on larger matters.

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JULY 02, 2014

French author Anthony Poiraudeau in residence in Churchill

By francecanadaculture Canada

2014 program winner of "Mission Stendhal" supported by Institut français,

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MAY 07, 2014

A new theatre opens in Toronto !

By francecanadaculture Toronto

With its five campuses in the Greater Toronto Area (North York, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville and Spadina) and more than 6,500 students, Alliance Française de Toronto (AFT) has now expanded its role as a dynamic cultural centre by becoming the la

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APRIL 27, 2014

François Garde wins the Québec-France award

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

Award winner François Garde received the 2014 France-Quebec literature prize for his first novel Ce qu'il advint du sauvage blanc (Gallimard 2012), during the Salon international du livre de Q

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