2014: Events in Canada

  • Student mobility

    The Embassy of France in Canada and Mitacs Inc., a Canadian non-profit research and training organization, have agreed to work together to promote research exchanges within the sciences.

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  • Reception honouring Michaëlle Jean

    Yesterday, the group of Francophone ambassadors congratulated the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean on her nomination to the position of Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie. This took place at a ceremony held at the Embassy of France, with the Honourable Christian Paradis among the guests in attendance.

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  • France honours Canadian Heroes #Dday

    CLICK HERE - 1944-2014: To close this year’s commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings, watch three interviews with Canadian veterans and their families.

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  • A French touch for your holiday meal: the main course

    Have you worked up an appetite after the entrée? Stay with us at the table, because Chef Jean-Claude Chartrand of L’Orée du Bois restaurant (Chelsea, Quebec) is ready to serve up the main course.

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  • French Legion of Honour to Second World War Canadian veterans

    Seventeen Second World War veterans, residing at Ste. Anne’s Hospital, received the French Legion of Honour, on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

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  • France honours Canadian Heroes

    To thank all of the Canadian veterans who paid a heavy price to come and liberate France from Nazi occupation, the President of the Republic of France has decided to honour a great number of living Second World War veterans who took part in the campaigns to liberate France following the D-Day Landings by raising them to the rank of Knight of the Legion of Honour. In Canada alone, almost 600 veterans have already been decorated this way or are currently receiving their awards.

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  • 16 Canadian veterans received the Legion of Honour

    16 Canadian veterans who took part in D-Day operations during the Second World War, received the Legion of Honour in Ottawa.

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  • Agreement signed between Mitacs and Campus France

    An agreement was signed on Monday November 3, 2014, between Mitacs Globalink and Campus France, In the presence of French Minister of National Education, Higher Education, and Research, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem.

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  • Studying in France

    Kylee Ramdeen is currently pursuing an international doctorate at the University of Ottawa and l’Université de Savoie à Chambéry.

    Kylee also took part in an academic exchange program and completed a Master’s program at l’Université Pierre-Mendès-France, in Grenoble.

    She sat down with us to talk about her experience as a student in France.

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  • Interview with Nicolas Hulot

    Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the President of the Republic for the Protection of the Planet, explains the environmental challenges that the international community must face leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference taking place in France in December 2015.

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