TFO 24.7, the new francophone point of view. A magazine that entertains, informs, and comments on French-Canadian social and cultural finds. TFO 24.7 presents artisans, artists, youths, entrepreneurs, leaders, and many others who breathe life into French-Canadian culture from coast to coast. Stories, features, interviews, humour, and opinion videos: a show that offers an authentic look on our French-Canadian identity.
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Vox Pop: American Francophones
Francophones and Francophiles from all over the Americas were in Ottawa from June 13th to June 19th 2015 for the 4th edition of Université d’été. From all over the Americas, from Costa Rica to Haiti and Canada, the United States and Argentina, participants learned more about the Francophonie in America and about the event`s host community, the Franco-Ontarian community, which is celebrating in 2015 its 400 years of existence. Organised by the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques, the Université d’été comprises some forty participants over seven days of intensive education and 30 speakers and panelists. This year, the event`s guest of honour was Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General of the Francophonie.
TFO 24.7 met with several participants to learn more about their experience and learn more about their French-speaking community.
A Benjamin Vachet production.
Réalisateur: Benjamin Vachet
Production year: 2015
BENJAMIN VACHET rencontre diverses personnes pour leur poser des questions sur leurs perceptions de la francophonie au Canada.
Ce matin, on a parlé d'Ontario
français à l'Université d'été.
Qu'est-ce que vous avez appris?
Bon, aujourd'hui, j'ai
appris que vous avez beaucoup de
diversité dans votre pays.
L'Ontario est une région
très riche en culture.
Ici, à Ottawa, il y a beaucoup
de services qui sont disponibles
dans les deux langues que ce
qu'on voit chez moi à Saskatoon.
sont réputés pour?
Un beau drapeau.
Pour être très accueillants.
C'est quoi l'expression
française que vous préférez?
"L'union fait la force."
"Chez nous, c'est chez vous."
Ah, c'est une colle!
Il faut que je réfléchisse.
C'est un mot que j'aime, c'est
le premier mot que j'ai
appris en français aussi:
"merci", dire merci.
Est-ce qu'il y a des
choses qu'on ne sait pas
des francophones du Québec?
Il y a plein de choses qu'on
sait pas des francophones
du Québec, plein de préjugés qui
viennent avec les francophones
du Québec, comme si on était des
gens qui juraient tout le
temps et qui mangeaient du sirop
d'érable tous les jours.
Il y a des anglophones qui
participent dans les communautés
On ne sait pas que les
Fransaskois sont aussi nombreux
qu'on l'est et que nous avons
une communauté assez impliquée.
Ce serait quoi, votre rêve
pour la francophonie
Cette connexion entre les
La capitale ici serait
Ceux qui parlent le français
ont souvent peur de l'utiliser.
Il y a une grande insécurité
linguistique. Et j'espère que
mes élèves et les francophones
de la Saskatchewan et d'ailleurs
soient fiers et soient assez
confiants de l'utiliser.
francophonie était un mot,
lequel tu choisirais?
C'est la diversité.
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