Speaker Series: One City, Two Realities

Discusions Between Francos and Anglos 50 Years After the Official Languages Act

ACFOMI is committed to the development, and vitality of Kingston and the Thousand Islands region Francophone community.

ACFOMI is hosting a speaker’s series entitled: “One city two realities: Discussions Between Francos and Anglos 50 years after the Official Languages Act”.

The series began in September 2019 with several themes that will take place over a two year period.  All speaker’s series will be recorded and  made available as a podcast on our website. 

Guest speakers are invited to each session that will take place in both official languages to discuss topics that include: politics, culture, healthcare, family life, etc.

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library in historic downtown Kingston will host the speaker’s series in their newly renovated facilities.

This series is recommended for members of the public able to understand both official languages. 

PODCASTS

Theme 6: The Daily Life of Francophone, Anglophone, and Multilingual Families

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Theme 5: Theatre and the Realities of Francophone and Anglophone Artists

by ACFOMI | One City, Two Realities: discussions between anglos and francos 50 years after the French Language Act

Theme 1: The History of the Official Languages Act and Services Available in French

by ACFOMI | One City, Two Realities: discussions between anglos and francos 50 years after the French Language Act

Theme 2: Anglophone & Francophone Canadian Literature and Poetry

by ACFOMI | One City, Two Realities: discussions between Anglos and Francos 50 years after the Official Language Act

Theme 3: The Choice of a Francophone, Immersion, or English School

by ACFOMI | One City, Two Realities: discussions between Anglos and Francos 50 years after the Official Language Act

Theme 4: The Linguistic Duality Among Seniors

by ACFOMI | One City, Two Realities: discussions between Anglos and Francos 50 years after the Official Language Act

Our Mission

To promote and ensure the integration, participation, representation and accompaniment of the French Speaking Community of the Thousand Islands region to ensure its continuity.

Our Values

We believe in honesty, transparency, cooperation, harmony and respect.

Wheelchair accessible

Baby changing table in the restroom

Monday: 8:30 - 18:00
Tuesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Thursday: 8:30 - 16:30
Friday: 8:30 - 15:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Walk-ins during business hours welcome

Appointments outside of business hours are available upon request