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  Canadian French - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quebec French is spoken in the province of Quebec (majoritarily), in neighbouring areas of Ontario and New Brunswick, and in some small communities in New England in the USA.
Acadian French is spoken in the Maritimes provinces.
French is one of Canada's two official languages; the other is English, which is the language of the majority (see Canadian English).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_French   (907 words)

 French Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lawrence River valley, which was called le Canada in the time of New France, and corresponds to the southern part of modern Quebec excluding the Eastern Townships.
Later, this Canada was renamed the Province of Quebec (1763), Lower Canada (1791), Canada East (1840), and finally the Province of Quebec (1867) again.
French Canadian communities in the United States were called "Little Canadas".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/French_Canada   (318 words)

 WarMuseum.ca - Military History - French Canada and Recruitment during the First World War
When a French government propaganda mission toured Québec in 1918, Bourassa spoke for French Canada when he wrote of the irony of the French "trying to have us offer the kinds of sacrifices for France which France never thought of troubling itself with to defend French Canada".
French Canada viewed this gesture as a blatant attempt at assimilation, which it had resisted for generations.
A mere 13 of 258 infantry battalions formed during the course of the war were raised in French Canada, and all struggled to attract and retain recruits.
www.civilization.ca /cwm/disp/dis001_e.html   (2760 words)

 French Canadian Emigration to the United States, 1840-1930 - Readings - Quebec History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In fact, it would be normal to consider that French Canadians, who only find their language and religion dominant in a part of the continent, would be the least likely to engage in the migration process.
The focus of French Canadian immigration to the New England area particularly is also related to two factors raised at the beginning of this article when the cost of immigration was discussed.
The French Canadian emigrant to New England was a factory worker, particularly in the huge cotton mills that dotted the area.
www2.marianopolis.edu /quebechistory/readings/leaving.htm   (7369 words)

 French Canada: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The historical homeland of the French Canadian people, the St Lawrence river valley, which was called le Canada (le Canada: more facts about this subject) in the time of New France (New France: new france (french: la nouvelle-france) describes the area colonized by france...
All the communities where French Canadian (French Canadian: A Canadian descended from early French settlers and whose native language is French) s have settled in North America.
In that sense, it is Quebec (Quebec: The largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British), parts of New Brunswick (New Brunswick: A province in southeastern Canada), Eastern Ontario (Eastern Ontario: eastern ontario is the region of the canadian province of ontario which lies between...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/french_canada   (498 words)

 French Canada Genealogy Research Primer from All Info - About Genealogy
Because of the persecution of protestants by the French government, nearly all settlers were Roman Catholics.
In 1841, the two political sections were joined together to form the Province of Canada or "The Canadas," but then were referred to as East (French Canada) and West (Ontario).
Programme de recherche en démographie historique is the University of Montreal's extraordinary genealogy project for researchers of French Canadian ancestry residing in the province of Quebec prior to 1800.
genealogy.allinfoabout.com /countries/french_canada.html   (1432 words)

 More b.s. from French-Canada......
Whenever the issue of Québec's identity within Canada comes up, les pures laines and their apologists do their utmost to blur the distinction between French and Quebecois culture because it would hurt their cause if more people knew just how lowbrow the sovereignist identity is in Quebec.
The same as yours, namely that Quebecers and the French are two distinctly different groups with a different culture and language.
Leave I mean move to another french country not seperate and leave the land as it belongs to Canada.
www.canadiancontent.net /forums/post-30582.html   (2924 words)

 National Anthem: O Canada
Lavallée was, in fact, known as "Canada's national musician" and it was on this account that he was asked to compose the music for a poem written by Judge Adolphe-Basile Routhier.
French Canada is represented in the 1887 edition of the University of Toronto song book by "Vive la canadienne", "A la claire fontaine" and "Un canadien errant".
Calixa Lavallée was born in Verchères, Canada East, on December 28, 1842, the son of Augustin Lavallée, a woodcutter and flsmith, who became an instrument repairman, bandleader and music teacher.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/sc-cs/anthem_e.cfm   (2878 words)

 Samuel French, Inc. The House of Plays & Musical Plays for 175 Years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Founded in 1830 Samuel French pioneered the concept of providing published plays and musical plays to theatrical producing groups throughout the world.
Samuel French seeks out the world's best plays and makes them available to the widest range of producing groups.
Sources of Samuel French's plays range from Broadway and England's West End to publication of unsolicited scripts submitted by unpublished authors.
www.samuelfrench.com   (129 words)

 Learn French in Canada, learn Canadian French
At our French school in Canada you can start your Canadian French course on any Monday if you are not a complete beginner in the language.
This course is 20 lessons/week and is the most popular of all our French courses in Canada, as it allows you plenty of free time, whilst still being ‘intensive’ enough to ensure you make rapid progress with your French.
People speak French with a different accent in different parts of the French speaking world, so if you choose to study the language at more than one of our French schools, you will get used to the different accents with which French is spoken, in Canada and France, for example.
www.applelanguages.com /en/learn/french/canada.php   (653 words)

 Study Abroad French in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
French Language Immersion Program: This school is a remarkable educational environment for language acquisition in the enchanting Saguenay region of Quebec.
Study French in Canada: You'll be immersed in the French-speaking culture of historic Quebec for 5 weeks.
French in Canada: The school in Montreal was founded in 1962 and offers the best possibility to study both French and English.
www.studyabroad.com /simplehtml/languages/french_canada.html   (3285 words)

 Learn French in Canada, in Quebec, Montreal
Haughty French roll their eyes - and may even make disparaging comments, but do not for a moment let that put you off.
Point 3 Centre de Langues is a good place to learn French in Canada if you want to experience the buzz and excitement of Montreal.
It is difficult not to fall in love with Montreal when you learn French in Canada: cosmopolitain, chic, ebullient and always polite.
www.learn-french-now.com /learn-French-in-Canada.html   (553 words)

 Learn French in France | Study Canada | French Courses
If you wish to study French in France, you may choose courses in Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nice, Lyon, Bordeaux, Strasbourg and Tours.
In Canada, language classes in Montreal or Quebec City are available.
French language schools are available to all ages and all levels.
www.amerispan.com /study_french   (63 words)

 Amazon.ca: La Nouvelle France: The making of French Canada : a cultural history: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the same time, it is a long-overdue study of the colonial social institutions, values, and experiences that shaped modern French Canada.
It was, Moogk concludes, the pre-French Revolution Bourbon monarchy and its institutions that shaped modern French Canada, in particular the Province of Quebec, and set its people apart from the rest of the nation.
In French, the original common word for First Nations was les Sauvages, meaning "Wild People of the Forests".
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0870135287   (1071 words)

 More b.s. from French-Canada......
Unwittingly, in an attempt to curry favour for an eventual separation from Canada, the Péquiste paved the way for the establishment of ethnically based schools (Jewish, Greek, Armenian, Maghreb, etc) which, to their detriment, favour the instruction of International French.
Quebec always gets more dough per capita than other part of Canada and they should be grateful for the money they recieve from equalization and fl mail money they get so they don't leave.
If Quebec wants to be in Canada why are they the only province that refers to their provincial parliement as the "National Assembly" does not sound very Canadian to me.
www.canadiancontent.net /forums/about2477-45.html   (2546 words)

 French Translations Services in Canada. Translations Services in Canada. Translations in Canada, French translations
We can offer you great prices and superior quality French translation services, as we have several in-house French Translators and we also work with a network of over 100 of the best French translators from Canada and Eurpoe.
French Translation Services is an area of expertise of Language Marketplace.
We specilize in French Canadian translation services, however we are also specilists in Perisian French, Continental, Caribbean and South African.
www.frenchtranslations.ca   (256 words)

 French Language Schools Canada - Learn French Canada
French is predominantly spoken in Quebec, one of Canada's most appealing cities which offers a unique insight into Canadian culture and the French language.
Foreign language students choose to learn French in Canada because Canada is one of the friendliest, safest and relatively inexpensive countries to visit and learn French.
To learn French in Canada and for further information about French language courses please contact any of the following French Canadian language schools.
www.language-directory.com /language-school/french/canada-french   (102 words)

 Canada Language Council-Study English or French in Canada / Conseil des Langues du Canada-Étudiez le ...
Canada Language Council-Study English or French in Canada / Conseil des Langues du Canada-Étudiez le français ou l'anglais au Canada
The Council is Canada's premier language organization representing the two official languages: English and French as well as the public and private sectors.
The CLC provides official recognition that member programs meet the rigorous standards of the Council and are committed to upholding them.
www.c-l-c.ca   (342 words)

 Quintin Publications | CD-ROMs - French Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Technically, each issue was an annual report sent by the Jesuit Missionaries to the mother house in Paris describing the state of affairs in Canada (New France).
Covers the period of French Canada from 1608 to approximately 1760.
In addition, there are substantial sections devoted to Acadians both in Canada and in the deported areas of the world.
www.quintinpublications.com /cdfrenchcanada.html   (2246 words)

 eBay - french canada, Paper Money World, Science Fiction items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
French Canada Pop Media Lot of 27 Different Freecards
FRENCH PRINCESS MARY NOTE: 1935 $10 Bank of Canada
FRENCH PRINCE OF WALES NOTE: 1935 $5 Bank of Canada
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=french+canada&newu=1&...   (530 words)

 WWW Resources for French as a Second Language Learning
It was written by a team of professors at the Second Language Institute of the University of Ottawa and was published by Prentice Hall in 1997.
French activities and resources for young learners and teachers including tips for parents, links, online activities, printouts, games and songs.
This site is published by the Fondation Napoléon, is accessible in French and English, and is dedicated to the study of the civil, military, social and artistic works of the First and Second French Empires.
aix1.uottawa.ca /~weinberg/french.html   (2228 words)

 HOME-Study and Learn French at ILSC Montreal, Quebec, Canada - French Classes Courses and Homestay Accommodation: ...
French Language Studies - schools-Travel abroad, Study, Learn and Speak French in Canada at ILSC-Montréal - French classes, courses,co-op and homestay at International Language Schools of Canada
You will also have the chance to be surrounded by a variety of motivated students, from abroad as well as local, all here to study from a short two weeks to an entire gap year.
Our French School in Quebec is the place to be for your French Immersion experience and studies.
www.learnfrench.ca   (427 words)

 Canadiana -- The Canadian Resource Page
Debates of the House of Commons of Canada (Hansard)
Supreme Court of Canada decisions (courtesy the Supreme Court of Canada and the Centre de recherche en droit public of the Université de Montréal)
Canada at War: The Valour and the Horror
www.cs.cmu.edu /Unofficial/Canadiana/README.html   (518 words)

 Genealogy - Acadian and French Canadian
Acadians are descendants of the French settlers of Nova Scotia in the early 17th century.
If you have a Babin, for example, that you are trying to trace and he or she doesn't appear on the Babin page, then by all means let me know and I'll try to track down more information for all of us.
Descendants of the French pioneers who settled in Nova Scotia in the early 1600s now live all over the world, scattered by the Dispersion of 1755.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/lwjones   (1038 words)

 Listings Canada: Culture - French
Study French in France at some of great universities and language academies.
Learn the French language abroad - Studyabroad.com contains thousands of study abroad programs as well as country information.
A non-profit volunteer association dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the French language and the Cadien (Cajun) culture of Louisiana.
listingscanada.ca /Society/Culture/French   (527 words)

 A Celebration of Women Writers: CANADA
Bersianik, Louky [aka Lucile Durand] (1930-) ; In French
Canada in Memoriam, 1812-14: Her Duty in the Erection of Monuments in Memory of Her Distinguished Sons and Daughters
Houde, Nicole (1945-) ; In French ; In French
digital.library.upenn.edu /women/_generate/CANADA.html   (2763 words)

 Samuel French: theatre booksellers, play publishers, play leasing agents
Samuel French: theatre booksellers, play publishers, play leasing agents
Samuel French Ltd, London, have been publishing, selling and leasing plays for performance since 1830.
© 1997-2006 Samuel French Ltd 52 Fitzroy Street London W1T 5JR United Kingdom
www.samuelfrench-london.co.uk   (77 words)

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