Thursday, March 2, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Celebrating Francophone culture

Photo courtesy Marie-Claire Khadij
A group of kids show their Francophone pride in Moose Jaw.
By Lisa Goudy

For the next three weeks, the Association Communautaire Fransaskoise (ACF) Moose Jaw will be highlighting Francophone culture in the community.

The provincial government declared Mar. 2 to 22 as Rendez-vous de la Francophonie 2017 in Saskatchewan with a theme of La Francophone in 3D: Diversity, Duality and Dynamism.

“If the community doesn’t know we’re here, they’re not going to try to offer more services in French. It’s a little bit of our bad because to be polite, we’ll always switch to English if someone’s talking in English, but then we end up being unseen, which is a problem,” said Marie-Claire Khadij, director of ACF Moose Jaw.

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