Etienne Croteau of Flavour Trader brings spice culture to Yellowknife

June 22nd, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Economic Youth, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Northern Canada, Partnership, Private, Public, Sale, SMEs, Youth|

Before launching his business, Etienne Croteau asked himself: “What am I good at?” The answer came to him immediately: “I know about flavours, and I want to share them.” This became the motto for his business, Flavour Trader. Since May 2016, this 37 year-old from Quebec has been introducing the fragrant world of spices, and all its nuances, to the people of Yellowknife. Far from limiting himself only to food [...]

PERCÉ Internship Program Gives and Gets Back

June 21st, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Customer Service, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Media, Network, NPO, Partnership, Politicians, Press release, Private, Public, SMEs, Youth|

Twelve-week program is open to multiple disciplines June 21, 2017 – Evangeline, PE – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency With a mission to support entrepreneurial and community economic development within the Acadian and francophone communities in Prince Edward Island, the Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité (RDÉE Î.-P.-É. Inc.) continues to play an important role in growing the Island economy. The governments of Canada and PEI encourage students to stay and [...]

Searching for Island businesses for sales mission to Montreal

May 25th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Business exchange, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Partnership, Press release, Sale, SMEs, Trade Missions|

CHARLOTTETOWN – May 24, 2017 – RDÉE Prince Edward Island is looking for eight Island business that have an ability do carry out business in French to participate in a third sales mission to Montreal Oct. 23-27, 2017. “Our first two sales mission to Montreal generated exceptional results: more than $400,000 in sales as well as several other major contracts that are still being negotiated,” reports RDÉE mission co-ordinator Robert [...]

From a small seed sprouts a great school-community gardening project

May 18th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Customer Service, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainable Development, Finances, Management, Press release, Public, Youth|

CHARLOTTETOWN – May 17, 2017 – A simple project to build small picnic tables equipped with seed trays, launched two years ago, continues to sprout by leaps and bounds. It has now extended into a Charlottetown entrepreneurial class and could soon become part of a project designed to meet curriculum needs in all of the province’s French first-language high schools. Stéphane Blanchard, youth economic development officer with RDÉE Prince Edward [...]

Acadian tourism operators encouraged to not “miss the boat” in regards to experiential tourism

May 09th, 2017|Blog, By Clients, Communiqués du RDÉE Canada, Ecorismo Canada, Network, Press release, Topics|

During Provincial Acadian Tourism Forum SUMMERSIDE - May 2, 2017 - Over the years, the Magdalen Islands experienced significant increases in their tourism numbers each time a new ferry was introduced. The local entrepreneurial community therefore took advantage of these opportunities to develop a variety of tourism experiences. Acadian and francophone tourism operators on PEI were similarly encouraged April 29 to not "miss the boat" in regards to experiential tourism [...]

New self-guided tours to explore the Yukon

May 03rd, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Media, Network, Northern Canada, Politicians, Press release, Researchers, SMEs, Tourism|

Whitehorse, May 2, 2017 — The Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) is proud to announce the launch of a network of sightseeing circuits, “Le Yukon autrement: head out to discover untold stories” on the BaladoDiscovery mobile application. These unique self-guided tours mark a new milestone for Francophone tourism development in the territory. The six tours plunge users into the heart of the Yukon to discover little-known faces and stories, past and present, [...]

Promising budget for French language services in Yukon

May 02nd, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Media, Northern Canada, Partnership, Politicians, Press release|

Whitehorse, May 1, 2017 – The Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) enthusiastically welcomes the Government of Yukon’s 2017-18 budget which recognizes several pressing needs set out in the document Taking Action For a Vibrant and Dynamic Yukon Francophone Community. Published in September 2016, this position paper was produced to inspire those who make important decisions concerning the lives of Francophones in the Yukon. Significant funding announces a clear improvement to services in [...]


April 24th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Business exchange, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Center, Communications and Marketing, Culture, Ecorismo Canada, Entrepreneurship, Executive, Green Economy, Immigrants, Media, Network, Northern Canada, NPO, Partnership, Politicians, Private, Public, Researchers, Sale, SMEs, SMEs, Social media, Tourism, Transport, University, Western Canada, Women, Youth|

TOURISM Intelligence Network in OLMCs RDÉE Canada (Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité), the only national Francophone economic development and employability network, together with the CEDEC (Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation), and the UQAM (University of Quebec at Montreal), through the UQAM’s School of Management (ESG) Transat Chair in Tourism have teamed up to create a working consortium to establish an intelligence service for obtaining and sharing value-added information on tourism [...]

PEI’s French for the Future Local Forum to focus on fun and learning in French

April 20th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Economic Youth, Education, Uncategorized, Youth|

CHARLOTTETOWN – April 20, 2017 – French for the Future will bring together 300 Grade 10-11 Francophone and Francophile students from all over the province for its PEI Local Forum in Charlottetown May 3. Taking place on the Collège de l’Île and Holland College campus in Charlottetown, this much-anticipated gathering will focus on the French language during a day of fun and learning about the advantages of bilingualism in Canada. [...]

The Franco-Fun Summer Day Camp Will Be back in 2017!

April 20th, 2017|Blog, Culture, Customer Service, Economic Youth, Éducation, Network, Northern Canada, Press release, Youth|

Iqaluit, Nunavut, April 13, 2017—Nunavut Carrefour is proud to confirm the second edition of its linguistic day camp for youth between the ages of 6 to 12 years. The “Franco-Fun” day camp will take place from July 4 to August 18 at the Inuksuk High School. During these seven weeks, participants will be able to take advantage of a variety of activities proposed and led by Carrefour Nunavut. New options [...]