A new stream of the International Mobility Program (IMP) makes it easier for Canadian employers to hire French-speaking temporary workers from abroad in managerial, professional and technical/skilled trades occupations to work in francophone minority communities outside of Quebec. The stream called Mobilité Francophone exempts Canadian employers from the Labour Market Impact Assessment process (LMIA) which requires […]

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Speaking French and being bilingual give immediate advantage on the competitive job market in the Canadian provinces where the official language is English, as well as in New Brunswick where both languages are official. Bilinguals across Canada say that fluency in French not only helps them find jobs easier and faster, but also brings them […]

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Many Francophone immigrants have chosen to live, not in Quebec, but in predominantly English speaking provinces of Canada. Their children did not have any problems integrating into the new community and into their schools. The Francophone children are being taught in French and so, they   were able to transition with ease, parents say. In fact, because […]

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The pride of being a francophone resonates in the words of immigrants living in different provinces across Canada. “The French language is really important to my parents. That’s why they sent us to a French language school in the Northwest Territories,” says Rod Bryan  who is originally from Rwanda. As artist Patrice Bélanger says, living in French […]

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Francophone immigrants and their families explain why they chose to live in Francophone communities outside Quebec. Learn more about Francophone immigration and Francophone life across Canada on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

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