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Beyond Riel

Episode 5: The Rich Francophone Culture Across Canada, Part 2

This is part 2 explor­ing the cul­ture of the Fran­coph­o­ne com­mu­ni­ties in Cana­da. On our last episode we looked at some of the cul­ture events in Man­i­to­ba such as the Fes­ti­val du voyageur, French the­atre and the French improv league of Man­i­to­ba that con­nects the Fran­coph­o­ne com­mu­ni­ty. Today we delve deep­er into the cul­ture of Fran­coph­o­ne com­mu­ni­ties by look­ing at some of the orig­i­nal con­tent pro­duced by Gabriel Tougas.

For more infor­ma­tion on Beyond Riel please vis­it: https://​umfm​.com/​s​e​r​i​e​s​/​b​eyond…

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.


  • Gabriel Tougas

    Gabriel Tougas is a filmmaker and television director who was born and raised in Winnipeg. At only 19 he started working for Les Productions Rivard where he directed over fifty hours of programming. In 2013 Gabriel co-wrote and directed the movie Héliosols, a feature-length French movie produced in Manitoba. Gabriel continues to write and direct documentary series for national broadcast, and favourite themes of his include environmentalism, cultural identity and youth engagement