Engaging & Working with Francophones
HC Link Resources
HC Link News Digest PLUS - September 25, 2013 - Highlights some recent news and views pertaining to the francophone communities and French language services.
HC Link | 2016
This short resource stresses the importance of offering services in French and lists a variety of resources that HC Link has developed on the topic of working and engaging with Francophones and delivering French Language Services.
HC Link | 2016
This issue of @ a glance explores, in three simple steps, practical ways to meaningfully engage Francophones even when you do not speak French. Common pitfalls as well as keys for success are also outlined. French version.
HC Link | 2015
Planning to deliver French Language Services (FLS) can seem overwhelming, particularly if your organization is new to working with Francophone communities and delivering services in French. This resource is focussed on how to start planning -- and ultimately delivering -- services in French.
HC Link | 2014
This issue of @ a glance covers three important steps that improve an organization's success in maintaining bilingual staff: recruiting bilingual employees, retaining them and developing strategies to keep them in the organization. The resource is part of HC Link's series aimed at building the capacity of organizations to deliver services in French. French version
HC Link | 2013
This issue of in depth provides an overview of HC Link's seven-step model to develop a bilingual organizational culture and profiles practical examples from organizations that have had success in this area. French version.
HC Link | 2012
Part of our @ a glance series, this brief resource describes Ontario's Francophone minority and the context in which they live. This resource is also available in French.
HC Link | 2012
Part of our @ a glance series, this brief resource describes the rights of Francophones in Ontario and the institutions and legislation in place to support those rights.
HC Link | 2011
Even when an organization has good intentions, collaborating with Francophones in Ontario can be difficult if good practices and an understanding of the social context and community background are not part of the equation. This 70-page guide aims to provide the necessary understanding and to help you build successful practices. This resource is also available in French.
Ontario's Heart Health Resource Centre | 2010
This newsletter provides an overview of the importance, purpose and process of engaging Francophone Ontarians in community health planning. The report provides important information on the unique health and social challenges experienced by Ontario’s Francophone residents, and provides information about the French Language Services Act, and its implication for health planning initiatives in designated French Language Service Areas.
HC Link Materials from Past Learning Events
View our past webinar webpage for a listing of HC Link slides, recordings and other materials from past events on this topic.