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17 Apr 2018

Maintaining Canada’s French Roots

Posted by Rikhav Shah - Bellissimo Law Group PC

On 2 March 2018, the Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, along with his provincial and territorial counterparts, met in Toronto to discuss the promotion of Francophone immigration in…

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11 Sep 2014

Canada Promotes French Immigration

Posted by admin - Bellissimo Law Group PC

While Canadians dream of going to France for vacation, to retire, or both, many Francophones consider Canada a ‘land of opportunity’.  This is partly due to the competitive job market in France,…

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20 Mar 2014

Bonne Journée internationale de la Francophonie!

Posted by admin - Bellissimo Law Group PC

Today French speakers in 77 countries celebrate International Francophone Day (Journée internationale de la Francophonie). The date marks the signing of the Niamey Convention in Niger on the 20th of March 1970 and the establishment of the Agence de Cooperation Culturelle et Technique, of which Canada was a founding member. Now known as L’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, the group of 77 member nations gathers each year in a celebration of French language and culture.

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