Strengthening ties with the Yukon – visit to Whitehorse (August 2019) [fr]

Strengthening ties with the Yukon

From August 21st to the 23rd, Consul General, Philippe Sutter, together with Brigitte Proucelle, Cultural and Scientific Counsellor at the Embassy of France in Ottawa, Etienne Farreyre, Cultural Attaché at the Consulate General of France in Vancouver, and Erik Hougen, Honorary consul of France in Whitehorse, took part in several meetings with political and economical officials, as well as representatives from universities and cultural institutions.

This official visit was also an occasion to go and meet with the French and francophone community in Whitehorse, supported by the Association franco-yukonnaise as well as by our Honorary consul of France, Erik Hougen.

These meetings mark the continued work made by the Consulate general to promote France’s expertise in all fields, improve knowledge of opportunities offered by Western Canada, including in the favourable context provided by the CETA, as well as, to reinforce the innovative French-language network.

In pictures

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You can find the pictures from the trip’s highlights on our Facebook page.
Photo album.

Media coverage

Interviews of Consul General Philippe Sutter

Radio interview in French on Radio Canada Yukon/Colombie-Britannique
Phare Ouest, August 23rd (in"Les manchettes du Yukon")

Radio interview in French on Radio Canada Yukon/Colombie-Britannique
Boulevard du Pacifique, August 22nd ("Visite du Consul de France au Yukon")

Radio interview in English on CBC Yukon
A New Day, August 23rd ("French Consul General meets with Yukoners")

Print article in French in L’Aurore Boréale (Published August 29th).

Interviews of Brigitte Proucelle

Radio interview in French on Radio Canada Alberta
Emission Café Show, August 19th

Web article in French on Radio Canada Alberta
News, August 19th

TV interview in French on Radio Canada Alberta
Téléjournal, August 19th

Radio interview in French on Radio Canada Yukon/Colombie-Britannique
Emission Phare Ouest, August 21st

Print article in English in Whitehorse Star
France looks to strengthen ties with Yukon, August 26th.

Print article in French in L’Aurore Boréale (Published August 29th).

Print article in French in Le Franco (Published september 5th).

Dernière modification : 28/08/2019

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