Speaker Series – One City, Two Realities

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

Podcast #13: Francophone Youth

Recorded June 2 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 #12: Access to HealthCare - Quality French Language Services

Recorded June 21 2021

Podcast #11: Access to HealthCare

Recorded June 21 2021

Podcast #10: Immigration - from Dream to Reality

January 18, 2021

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

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