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Franco-Ontarien Cultural Festival


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Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site

800 Bay St

Sault Ste. Marie, ON



Offered in French and English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Join us Saturday September 23 at the Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site Fall Rendezvous. We will be celebrating Franco-Ontarian Day all weekend long. At Fall Rendezvous we will have cultural activities and presentations to showcase the Franco-Ontarian history that helped to shape Sault Ste. Marie.



Francophone Centre of Sault-Sainte-Marie

Founded in 1982, the Centre francophone de Sault-Sainte-Marie is a cultural and community center that, through its programming, activities and partnerships, ensures the vitality, dissemination and renewal of our cultural and linguistic heritage, while strengthening the sense of belonging and pride of the French-speaking community.

The Centre francophone de Sault-Sainte-Marie is a non-profit organization that, through its leadership and community involvement, inspires and fosters cultural, family and social development in order to promote the culture of the region's francophones. The Centre francophone de Sault-Ste-Marie aims to :

- Promote and enrich the Franco-Ontarian culture in the francophone community by offering various cultural, social and educational activities.

- Ensure the vitality of the French culture by inviting students and young adults to participate in activities and events organized by the Francophone center.

- Coordinate a common effort to foster cooperation and solidarity between Francophone and Anglophone organizations as well as with any other ethnic organization.

- Welcome and help integrate new francophone residents to the Sault Ste. Marie region.

This event is part of a hub:

Sault Ste. Marie Cultural Corridor Hub

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