September 25 of each year is known as Franco-Ontarian Day to officially recognize the contribution of Ontario's Francophone community to the cultural, historical, social, economic and political life of the province. This year, our campus celebrations will last for two days as we put Franco-Ontarians at the forefront of our programming.
Wear green and white, the colours of the official Franco-Ontarian flag and come celebrate with us.
Check out the activities below to find out everything that is happening on campus.
Kat Levac: The comedian Kat Levac is guaranteed to make you laugh! *French event*
Location: Nostalgica at 8 p.m.
Round Table with ACFO: Attend a series of short discussions on French Ontario. Be prepared to develop your knowledge.
Location: Nostalgica before the comedian Kat Levac
BBQ with UOSU: FREE!
When: 11:30 a.m.
Location: University Square
Participate to this collective digital work in person or on Twitter. Many prizes to win!
When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: CRX C 220
Did you know?
The Franco-Ontarian Flag was created in 1975 by Laurentian University history professor Gaétan Gervais and first year political science student Michel Dupuis. It was officially recognized as the emblem of the Franco-Ontarian community in the Franco-Ontarian Emblem Act of 2001.