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National Community Table on Francophone Immigration


The Table's overall mandate is to enhance cooperation between stakeholders and facilitate coordination of the efforts by the Francophone and Acadian communities to attract, recruit, welcome and support the integration of French-speaking immigrants. 

More specifically, the Table's mandate is to:

  • Act as a think tank on issues related to Francophone immigration and their impact on the sustainability, diversity, inclusiveness and demographic vitality of Canada's Francophone and Acadian communiities;
  • Help further the goals and priorities of the national Strategic Community Plan (PSC - Plan stratégique communautaire);
  • Act as a consultative committee for the FCFA on immigration issues, to support the organization in its dual role as 1) primary voice of Canada's Francophone and Acadian communities, and 2) main contact of those communities with governement on Francophone immigration matters;
  • Strengthen coordination and cooperration within the communities on Francophone immigration issues, namely through information sharing, national collaboration, as well as ensuring consistency and coordination of initiatives, thus contributing to furthering the goals and priorities of the national strategy on Francophone immigration and thus ensure the Francophone immigration continuum;
  • Contribute to the evaluation and assessment of progress in terms of Francophone immigration nationally; recomment strategies to improve evaluation, namely by promoting research on immigration to Francophone communities.


Sylviane Lanthier, President, Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada

  • Alliance des femmes de la francophonie canadienne - Soukaina Boutiyeb, Executive Director
  • Assemblée communautaire fransaskoise - Dominique Sarny, Executive Director
  • Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario - Peter Hominuk, Executive Director
  • Association canadienne d'éducation de langue française - Richard Lacombe, Executive Director
  • Association canadienne-française de l'Alberta - Isabelle Laurin, Executive Director
  • Association des collèges et universités de la francophonie canadienne - Lynn Brouillette, Executive Director
  • Association franco-yukonnaise - Isabelle Salesse, Executive Director
  • Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française - Josée Vaillancourt, Executive Director
  • Fédération des associations de juristes d'expression française de common law - Rénald Rémillard, Executive Director
  • Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique - Padminee Chundunsing, President
  • Fédération des francophones de Terre-Neuve et du Labrador - Gaël Corbineau, Executive Director
  • Fédération franco-ténoise - Jean de Dieu Tuyishime, Executive Director
  • Fédération nationale des conseils scolaires francophones - Roger Paul, Executive Director
  • Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité - Jean-Guy Bigeau, CEO
  • Réseau pour le développement de l'alphabétisme et des compétences - Gabrielle Lopez, Executive Director
  • Société de l'Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick - Ali Chaisson, Executive Director
  • Société franco-manitobaine - Daniel Boucher, CEO