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Franco-Ontarian Day

The Town of Smooth Rock falls is flying the Franco-Ontarian flag high, recognizing Smooth Rock Falls francophone population.
September 21, 2023

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Smooth Rock Falls is proud to be Franco-Ontarian

The Town of Smooth Rock falls is flying the Franco-Ontarian flag high, recognizing Smooth Rock Falls francophone population.

Franco-Ontarian Day recognizes the contribution of the Franco-Ontarian community to the cultural, historical, social, economic and political life of the province.

 

Did you know?  

  • There are more than 622,000 Francophones and 1.5 million Ontarians who can speak French, making Ontario Canada’s largest Francophone community outside of Quebec.
  • September 25th is Franco-Ontarian Day, a time to celebrate your community and its history. It was officially named Franco-Ontarian Day in 2010.
  • The Franco-Ontario flag flew for the first time on September 25, 1975 at the University of Sudbury. It was created by history professor Gaétan Gervais and political science student Michel Dupuis.
  • The flag became the symbol of the Franco-Ontarian community and was officially recognized in 2001.
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