Canadian Economic Francophonie

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, 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 [...]

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 [...]

TOURISM HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – CHALLENGES, TRENDS, OPPORTUNITIES

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. [...]

TOURISM Intelligence Network in OLMCs – No. 8

April 12th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Business exchange, By region, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Center, Communications and Marketing, Economic Immigration, Economic Youth, Ecorismo Canada, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Network, Northern Canada, Private, Public, Researchers, Social media, Tourism, Uncategorized, 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 [...]

Mathieu Arsenault of Think Forward Solutions: Helping to create responsible businesses

March 30th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Economic Youth, Education, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Network, SMEs, SMEs, Youth|

Originally from Prince Edward Island, Mathieu Arsenault travelled through Europe before returning to his native land to start his business, Think Forward Solutions. Founded in 2012, this consulting firm helps companies review their strategy and improve their performance. The young entrepreneur drew on his European experiences to help various Prince Edward Island organizations give the best of themselves: “The philosophical foundation of the company is to bring home avant-garde ideas [...]

Launching a Major Project for Canada’s Francophone Community: The Government of Canada supports the creation of a tourism corridor for the 150th anniversary of Confederation

March 17th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Communiqués du RDÉE Canada, Media, Politics, Private, Public, SMEs, Tourism|

March 17, 2017 – Gatineau – Canadian Heritage The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced that a project for a Francophone heritage, culture and tourism corridor has been approved to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Canadian Heritage is supporting this project with funding of $2.4 million in 2016–18; the Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité (RDÉE Canada) will be responsible for its implementation. This project emerged [...]

TOURISM Intelligence Network in OLMCs – No. 7

February 27th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Customer Service, Éducation, Finances, Management, Media, Public, Researchers, SMEs, Social media, Tourism|

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 [...]