Canada invests $4.8M to support French in AB

The Government of Canada is investing $4.8M to support the French language in Alberta. Part of this funding will be used to increase access to French services, infrastructure, and education; support renovations at the University of Alberta’s Campus Saint-Jean; establish a professional experience program for Francophones at Campus Saint-Jean; and develop promotional campaigns and a summit on French-language in postsecondary education in AB. Canada Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages Randy Boissonault explained that the organizations receiving the funding are making “considerable efforts […] to foster a greater sense of belonging in their communities” and will help to promote “the social and cultural vitality of Francophone communities in Alberta.”

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