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  1. Beatnick Music - Rare and obscure Canadian, French and 1960s vinyl. Stock covers the 1940s to present, with all music categories represented.
  2. Voyager Recordings and Publications - Old-time, bluegrass, fiddle recordings and tune books from many regional North American traditions, including Pacific Northwest, New England, Texas, Cajun, Southern, Canadian, and French Canadian. Audio clips.
  3. Ecole de langues Immersion - Total immersion in Canadian French in Magog, Québec, Montreal. Customized programs with host families or regular accommodations in a bilingual environment.
  4. Brown, Erica - French-Canadian style fiddler based in Maine; includes her profile, discography, news of her bluegrass band, and contact details. [Maine, US]
  5. Dupuis, Dominique - Fiddler, native of Memramcook, New Brunswick, and performing worldwide in Celtic festivals and concerts. Biography, discography, audio samples, schedule, and contact details. [French and English]
  6. Dupuis, Janelle - Young Acadian fiddler, based in New Brunswick and performing widely. Biography, recordings, performance schedule, and contact details. [French and English]
  7. Robichaud, Samantha - Maritime area fiddler with Acadian roots. Biography, training, awards, events, and recordings.
  8. Pierre Schryer - Award winning French-Canadian fiddler. Biography, booking information, photos and links to order CDs.
  9. Hart, Laurie - Folk fiddler and teacher based in New York; profile, performance and workshop schedule, discography, and contact details.
  10. Canada - Presents information about Canadian-French relations, including co-operation in the fields of space, science and technology, as well as information about the embassy, consular services, and a list of links about Canada.
  11. France - Paris - Presents information about Canadian-French relations, including co-operation in the fields of space, science and technology, as well as information about the embassy, consular services, and a list of links about Canada.
  12. Translation Canada - Translation services specializing in canadian French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese languages. Also supplies conference interpreters. Located in Toronto, Canada.
  13. RTG Protech - Provider of translation services. Language specialties include English and Canadian French, plus German, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Danish, and Swedish.
  14. Association Canadienne d'éducation de Langue Française - Canadian French Language Education Association.
  15. First Joint Canada-France Meeting on the Mathematical Sciences - A conference of Canadian and French mathematical societies. Centre de congrès Pierre Baudis, Toulouse, France; 12--15 July 2004.
  16. Archer's Antiques - Specializes in restored and refinished Canadian and French Canadian furniture from primitives to Arts and Crafts era. Contains a gallery and map.
  17. Canada - Presents information about Canadian-French relations, including co-operation in the fields of space, science and technology, as well as information about the embassy, consular services, and a list of links about Canada.
  18. France - Paris - Presents information about Canadian-French relations, including co-operation in the fields of space, science and technology, as well as information about the embassy, consular services, and a list of links about Canada.
  19. Méthé, Claude - A self-taught fiddler and singer, performing traditional Québécois songs and music, influential in the rebirth of "folklorique" music in the area. Biography, discography and schedule. [Quebec, Canada]


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    Canadian French


    Canadian French
    Français canadien
    Native to Canada (primarily Quebec and New Brunswick, but present throughout the country); smaller numbers in emigrant communities in New England
    Native speakers 7 million in Canada  (2006)[1]
    Smaller numbers in the U.S.
    Language family
    Official status
    Official language in  Canada (nation-wide; provincial/territorial governments of Quebec, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut)
    Recognised minority language in  Canada (Ontario, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador)
     United States (Louisiana, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont)
    Language codes
    ISO 639-3

    Canadian French (French: Français canadien) is an umbrella term referring to the varieties of French spoken in Canada. French is the mother tongue of nearly seven million Canadians, a figure constituting roughly 22% of the national population.[1] At the federal level it has co-official status alongside English. Provincially, it tends to have more limited status, except in the case of New Brunswick, which is officially bilingual (with English), and in Quebec, where it is the only official language. Government services are also offered in French at the provincial level in Manitoba and certain areas of Ontario (through the French Language Services Act), and to a variable extent elsewhere. French is also co-official in the three territories. New England French, a variety spoken in parts of New England in the United States, is essentially a variety of Canadian French.[2]


    Canadian French Varieties


    Quebec French is spoken in Quebec. Closely related varieties are spoken by francophone communities in Ontario, Western Canada, Labrador and in the New England region of the United States and differ from Quebec French primarily by their greater conservatism. The term Laurentian French has limited application as a collective label for all these varieties, and Quebec French has also been used for the entire dialect group. The overwhelming majority of francophone Canadians speak this dialect.

    Acadian French is spoken by over 350,000 Acadians in parts of the Maritime Provinces, Newfoundland, the Îles de la Madeleine, and Gaspé peninsula.[3]

    Métis French is spoken in Manitoba and Western Canada by the Métis, descendants of First Nations mothers and voyageur fathers during the fur trade. Many Métis spoke Cree in addition to French, and over the years they developed a unique mixed language called Michif by combining Métis French nouns, numerals, articles and adjectives with Cree verbs, demonstratives, postpositions, interrogatives and pronouns. Both the Michif language and the Métis dialect of French are severely endangered.

    Newfoundland French is spoken by a small population on the Port-au-Port Peninsula of Newfoundland. It is endangered — both Quebec French and Acadian French are now more widely spoken among Newfoundland francophones than the distinctive peninsular dialect.

    Brayon French is spoken in The Beauce of Quebec and Madawaska in New Brunswick (and the American state Maine). Although superficially a phonological descendant of Acadian French, analysis reveals it is morphosyntactically identical to Quebec French.[4] It is believed to have resulted from a localized levelling of contact dialects between Québécois and Acadian settlers.

    New England French is spoken in parts of New England in the United States. Essentially a local variant of Canadian French, it is one of three major forms of French that developed in what is now the U.S., the others being Louisiana French and the nearly-extinct Missouri French. It is endangered, though its use is supported by bilingual education programs in place since 1987.[2]


    Canadian French Sub-varieties

    There are two main sub-varieties of Canadian French. Joual is an informal variety of French spoken in working-class neighbourhoods in the province of Quebec. Chiac is a blending of Acadian French syntax and vocabulary with numerous lexical borrowings from English.


    Canadian French Historical usage


    The term Canadian French was formerly used to refer specifically to Quebec French and the closely related varieties of Ontario and Western Canada descended from it.[5] This is presumably because Canada and Acadia were distinct parts of New France, and also of British North America, until 1867. However, today the term Canadian French is not usually deemed to exclude Acadian French.

    Phylogenetically, Quebec French, Métis French and Brayon French are representatives of koiné French in the Americas whereas Acadian French, Cajun French, and Newfoundland French are derivatives of non-koinesized local dialects in France.[6]


    Canadian French See also



    Canadian French Notes and references



    Canadian French Notes

    1. ^ a b Source: 2006 Census of Canada Includes multiple responses.
    2. ^ a b Ammon, Ulrich; International Sociological Association (1989). Status and Function of Languages and Language Varieties. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 306–308. ISBN 0-89925-356-3. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 
    3. ^ Ethnologue report for Canada
    4. ^ Geddes, James (1908). Study of the Acadian-French language spoken on the north shore of the Baie-des-Chaleurs. Halle: Niemeyer; Wittmann, Henri (1995) "Grammaire comparée des variétés coloniales du français populaire de Paris du 17e siècle et origines du français québécois." in Fournier, Robert & Henri Wittmann. Le français des Amériques. Trois-Rivières: Presses universitaires de Trois-Rivières, 281–334.[1]
    5. ^ Francard and Latin, in Le régionalisme lexical, write:
      "Le français du Québec a rayonné en Ontario et dans l'ouest du Canada, de même qu'en Nouvelle-Angleterre. [...] Le français québécois et le français acadien peuvent être regroupés sous l'appellation plus large de français canadien², laquelle englobe aussi le français ontarien et le français de l'Ouest canadien. Ces deux derniers possèdent des traits caractéristiques qui leur sont propres aujourd'hui dans l'ensemble canadien et qui s'expliquent surtout par un phénomène de conservatisme, mais il s'agit de variétés qui sont historiquement des prolongements du français québécois.
      ²Il faut noter ici que le terme de «français canadien» avait autrefois un sens plus restreint, désignant le français du Québec et les variétés qui s'y rattachent directement, d'où l'emploi à cette époque de «canadianisme» pour parler d'un trait caractéristique du français du Québec."
    6. ^ Robert Fournier & Henri Wittmann. 1995. Le français des Amériques. Trois-Rivières: Presses universitaires de Trois-Rivières.

    Canadian French References


    Canadian French Further reading


    • Darnell, Regna, ed. (1971). Linguistic Diversity in Canadian Society, in Sociolinguistics Series, 1. Edmonton, Alta.: Linguistic Research. Without ISBN or SBN

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