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400 Years of Immigration and Diversity

Celebrating Francophone immigration and the influence of diversity on official languages
May 22 - June 7 , 2018
Ottawa , ON – Serge Cormier , Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration , Refugees and Citizenship , was joined today by Sean Casey , Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage , Normand Charbonneau of Library and Archives Canada and Audrey Labrie , Vice-president of the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne , to discuss Francophone immigration and the
influence of diversity on Canada ’ s official languages .
This event was organized by Immigration , Refugees and Citizenship Canada in collaboration with Canadian Heritage , Library and Archives Canada and the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne . The goal is to increase public awareness of the vitality of Francophone minority communities and to generate a discussion on the role and
effect of immigration on Canada ’ s Francophonie , as well as on the in-
fluence of diversity on the future of official languages .
Earlier this year , federal , provincial and territorial ministers responsible for immigration and the Canadian Francophonie announced a joint Action Plan for Increasing Francophone Immigration , which sets out how provinces and territories can partner on a range of immigration issues . The plan contains concrete actions that can be implemented individually or collaboratively to increase francophone immigration outside the province of Quebec .
The event at Library and Archives Canada showcased an exhibition developed by Immigration , Refugees and Citizenship Canada that has toured federal institutions in the National Capital Region and Francophone minority communities across the country . The exhibition highlights the history of Francophone immigration to Canada and features Frenchspeaking newcomers living in Francophone minority communities . ● - Ministry of Immigration , Refugees and Citizenship
28 Philippine Showbiz Today Community News May 22 - June 7, 2018 400 Years of Immigration and Diversity Celebrating Francophone immigration and the influence of diversity on official languages Ottawa, ON – Serge Cormi- er, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, was joined today by Sean Casey, Parliamentary Sec- retary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Normand Charbonneau of Library and Archives Canada and Audrey Labrie, Vice-president of the Fédération des communautés fran- cophones et acadienne, to discuss Francophone immigration and the influence of diversity on Canada’s of- ficial languages. This event was organized by Im- migration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in collaboration with Cana- dian Heritage, Library and Archives Canada and the Fédération des communautés francophones et aca- dienne. The goal is to increase public awareness of the vitality of Franco- phone minority communities and to generate a discussion on the role and effect of immigration on Canada’s Francophonie, as well as on the in- fluence of diversity on the future of official languages.  Earlier this year, federal, provin- cial and territorial ministers respon- sible for immigration and the Ca- nadian Francophonie announced a joint Act f"7&V6rg&Ц6R֖w&Fv66WG0WBr&f6W2BFW'&F&W26'FW"&vRb֖w&F2Ч7VW2FR6F267&WFR2ЧF2FB6&RVVFVBFЧfGVǒ"6&&FfVǒF7&V6Pg&6R֖w&FWG6FPFR&f6RbVV&V2FRWfVBBƖ'&'B"Ц6fW26F6v66VBW&ЧFFWfVVB'֖w&F&VbЧVvVW2B6FV66FF@2FW&VBfVFW&7FGWF2FPF6F&VvBg&6ЧR֖&G6VFW27&70FR6VG'FRW&FvƖvG0FR7F'bg&6R֖w&ЧFF6FBfVGW&W2g&V6Ч7VrWv6W'2Ɨfrg&Ц6R֖&G6VFW2)x֖7G'b֖w&F&VgVvVW0B6FV6