The 14th of July in Canada

The French Embassy and Consulates celebrated the 14th of July in remembrance of the storming of the Bastille in 1789. This commemoration, which brings French people together around the symbol of their homeland, is also an opportunity to connect with Canadians over shared values…

The French Embassy and Consulates celebrated the 14th of July in remembrance of the storming of the Bastille in 1789.

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This commemoration, which brings French people together around the symbol of their homeland, is also an opportunity for connect with Canadians over shared values such as human rights.

France has not forgotten that it owes its freedom to Canadians, who fought and gave their lives for the French people during both World Wars.

- To view pictures of the receptions, click here.
- Interviews and speeches, click here (in French only)

Last modified on 29/07/2010

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