The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario is honoured to receive the Rosa Parks 105th Anniversary Award

Ottawa, December 10, 2018 – The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) is honoured to receive the Rosa Parks 105th Anniversary Award, presented today at the Centennial of Nelson Mandela Symposium on Living Together and Peace, organized by the Union des Africains du Québec et Amis solidaires de L’Afrique (UAQASA – Union of Québec Africans and Friends in Solidarity …

The federal and provincial governments need to work together to protect French language services in Ontario, says the AFO

Ottawa, December 4, 2018 – The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) appeared before the Standing Committee on Official Languages in Ottawa this morning and before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario yesterday afternoon. To both these committees, Carol Jolin, president of the AFO, presented the Francophone community’s position on the …

“We are totally determined to defend our rights !”

Ottawa, December 1, 2018 – The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) is moved by the strength, unity, determination and indignation that Ontarians have displayed today. More than 14 326 people across the province took to the streets to denounce the injustice of provincial funding cuts that aim to eliminate the Université de l’Ontario français and the office of …

The Government of Ontario turns a deaf ear to the Franco-Ontarian community

Ottawa, November 29, 2018 – The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) is extremely disappointed following its meeting today with Ontario Premier Doug Ford. In light of the situation that Ontario’s Francophones are currently facing, the AFO met with Premier Doug Ford to discuss his government’s decision to do away with the position of French Language Services Commissioner and …

The federal government must play a leadership role

Ottawa, November 29, 2018 – The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) commends the leaders of federal political parties for their attention to the Government of Ontario’s proposed cuts to the Université de l’Ontario français and the French Language Services Commissioner. The federal leaders have good reason to be concerned about these measures targeting Ontario’s Francophone community because they …

The Government of Ontario turns a deaf ear to the Franco-Ontarian community

Ottawa, November 29, 2018 – The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) is extremely disappointed following its meeting today with Ontario Premier Doug Ford. In light of the situation that Ontario’s Francophones are currently facing, the AFO met with Premier Doug Ford to discuss his government’s decision to do away with the position of French Language Services Commissioner and …