Francophone Communities and Official Languages at the Intersection of Identities: 400 Years of Immigration and Diversity

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Library and Archives Canada, Canadian Heritage, and the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada invite you to reflect on the role and effects of immigration on Canadian Francophone communities and their vitality, and the influence of diversity on the future of official languages.


  • Historical retrospective on Francophone immigration
  • First-hand account from a Francophone immigrant
  • Panel discussion on the consequences of diversity in a context of linguistic duality, and on ways to preserve the vitality of French in minority communities

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario
Registration: Registration is free. As space is limited, please register below.

The event will be primarily in French, with simultaneous English translation. It will also be webcast. Please note that the following webcast link will only be activated on the day of the event.


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Download the event poster [PDF 624 KB]

Download the event agenda [PDF 578 KB]



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