Speaker Series – One City, Two Realities
Discussions Between Francos and Anglos 50 Years After the Official Languages Act
Podcast #10: Immigration - from Dream to Reality
January 18, 2021
ACFOMI is committed to the development and vitality of Kingston and the Thousand Islands region Francophone community.
ACFOMI is hosting a speaker 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 to download 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.
During COVID-19, the podcasts are being recorded while respecting physical distancing. As soon as we can gather together safely, the ‘One City, Two Realities’ podcast series will continue to be recorded live and will feature a questions period.
This series is recommended for members of the public able to understand both official languages.
Podcast #9: Immigration
December 02, 2020
Podcast #8: Mental Health Tool Box
June 29, 2020
Podcast #7: Mental Health
June 03, 2020
Podcast #6: The Daily Llife of Francophone, Anglophone, and Multilingual Families
February 27, 2020
Podcast #5: The Realities of Francophone and Anglophone Artists
January 23, 2020
Podcast #4: Linguistic Duality Among Seniors - The Lives of 3 Kingstonians
November 06, 2019
Podcast #3: Education - The choice of a Francophone, Immersion, or an English School
October 16, 2019
Podcast #2: Literature and Poetry
October 01, 2019
Podcast #1: The History of the Official Languages Act and Services Available in French
September 24, 2019
ACFO Mille-Îles strives for the development, growth, and the linguistic, cultural, socio-community and associative vitality of the French speaking community of the Thousand Islands.
We believe in honesty, transparency, cooperation, harmony and respect.
Baby changing table in the restroom
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Appointments outside of business hours are available upon request