Our History

On November 1, 2021, Centre francophone Hamilton celebrated its 50th anniversary since its incorporation. Several media channels took the opportunity to highlight the history and vision of our organization, giving a chance to speak to the employees and volunteers who have shaped the CFH from its beginnings until today. Here are the links to check them out below:
– ICI Toronto : November 1st, Y’a pas deux matins pareils (In French)
– ICI Toronto : November 1st, Dans la mosaïque (In French)
– CBC Hamilton : Hamilton’s francophone centre celebrates 50 years of ‘the joy of living in French’(in English)
– ICI Ontario: Web TV Journal, Novermber 1st 2021 (In French)

If you would like to learn more about the history of CFH and its Francophone community in Hamilton, we have 2 amazing resources available for you.

1. Watch this 52-minute documentary called “The golden age of Hamilton: story of a community”, telling the personal stories of Hamilton’s francophone seniors who founded the French language organizations we know today. The video is in French with English subtitles. Click on the image below to open Vimeo:

2. Check out the slideshow below, that summarize the major historical steps of the building of our francophone community in Hamilton (In French only)

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