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Yellowknife Heritage Centre Hosting Welcoming Celebration for Francophone Residents

The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre will be hosting a special event next week in partnership with The Welcoming Francophone Community of Yellowknife.

The event will take place on Thursday, November 9th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Organizations will present their services to newcomers in the amphitheater until 7.30 p.m., and will show the range of services available to newcomers such as: settlement services, employment, immigration, social services, community connections, Services Canada and so on.

From 5.30 p.m to 6.00 p.m., Yellowknife Mayor, Rebecca Alty, and Audrey Fournier, executive director of La Fédération franco-ténoise, will provide newcomers with welcoming certificates and welcome kits. The event is made to give a warm welcome to newcomers and create connections in the community.

Two guides, Stacey Drygeese and Laura Orchard, will offer guided tours of the museum to the attendees. A Nordic buffet will be open to the public for dinner with local food made by Bessie’s Bannock and My African Cuisine.

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