Launch of the second edition of Voir grand ensemble, a resource to support immigrant families in Francophone minority settings

September 28, 2017

OTTAWA – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) and the Association canadienne d’éducation de langue française (ACELF) are pleased to launch the second edition of Voir grand ensemble at the ACELF Conference in Calgary, Alberta, September 28-30, 2017.

“This booklet is intended for the entire school community within the context of its cultural diversity, especially teens, parents of immigrant families and teachers in French-language schools”, says CTF President H. Mark Ramsankar.

“Francophone communities in provinces and territories where French is the language of the minority are increasingly hopeful that immigration will counter population decline. These newcomer families are now part of the Canadian Francophonie and we want to do everything we can to help them feel they belong,” adds the President.

Here are the details of the launch:

When:

Thursday, September 28, at 6:30 p.m.

Where:

Bridlewood Room, Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 1000, 11500 – 35 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta

Who:

Francine LeBlanc-Lebel, CTF Vice-President
Anne Vinet-Roy, ACELF President

“We are extremely grateful to the people who helped us in the planning and production of this resource by sharing their experiences, concludes Ramsankar. This resource in the Dream Big series addresses an important need and was made possible thanks to the support of our partners in education.”

To obtain printed copies, please visit CTF Publications Catalogue.

Founded in 1920, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation is a non-profit organization and a national alliance of provincial and territorial Member organizations that represent over 232,000 teachers across Canada. CTF is also a member of Education International. @CanTeachersFed and @EnseigneCanada.

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Information:

Sara Lafrance, Acting Director, Francophonie Program, 613-899-4216

Contact:

Francine Filion, Director, Communications, 613-688-4314, ffili@ctf-fce.ca