Franco-Manitobans are a community of
French Canadiansor French-speaking people living in Manitoba. The community is centred primarily in Saint Boniface, an area of Winnipeg, although there are smaller numbers of Franco-Manitobans living throughout the province as well.
Notable Franco-Manitobans include
Métisnationalist Louis Riel, writer Gabrielle Roy, singer-songwriter Daniel Lavoie, federal Members of Parliament Ronald Duhameland Raymond Simard, provincial MLAs Neil Gaudryand Kevin Lamoureux, member of the Canadian Senate Maria Chaput, country singer Lucille Starrand famous anthropologist Monique Olivier.
The province's primary French language post-secondary educational institution is le
Collège universitaire de Saint-Bonifacelocated in Saint Boniface.
The Franco-Manitoban community is served by Radio-Canada's CKSB (
Première Chaîne), CKSB-FM( Espace musique) and CBWFT(SRC Television), the community radio station CKXL and the weekly newspaper "La Liberté".
Franco-Albertan, Franco-Columbian, Franco-Ontarian, Fransaskois, Franco-Ténois
* [http://www.franco-manitobain.org/ Franco-manitobain.org]
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