Episode 1: La Francophonie Across Canada
For this inaugural episode we will highlight the vibrant Francophone community in Manitoba. This is just one of several Francophone communities outside of Québec with their own lively and distinct culture. The ability to study, socialize and work in French in Manitoba will also be discussed with our guest Chloé Freynet-Gagné.
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Executive producers for the podcast are Ian T.D. Thomson and André Marchildon.
Our technical producer is Frédérick Demers, and our consulting producer is Gabriel Tougas.
Music for the series is provided by Rayannah.
Chloé Freynet-Gagné is a Franco-Manitoban who has been involved in various student groups over the years. This has included previously serving as the Prime Minister for the Canadian French Youth Parliament in 2018. Chloé has a bachelor of arts from the University of St. Boniface, received a law degree from the University of Moncton, and is completing her Masters of law at McGill. Three degrees, from three different provinces, all in French. Chloé recently started articling in Winnipeg at Fridman & Co. Immigration law office and she hopes to make a career protecting the linguistic rights of the Francophone community in Manitoba.