who we are

Alliance Française is the largest cultural organization in the world. It is dedicated to teaching and promoting French and its diverse culture through a network of over 800 establishments in 137 countries.

Currently, 9 Alliance Françaises across Canada unite and teach over 10 000 members their linguistic and cultural programs. Every Alliance Française is a local not-for-profit association built around the same mission and values.

In Winnipeg, the adventure began in 1915 at the University of Manitoba, when professors Charles Muller and William Osborne gathered a group of friends for a cultural evening. From its humble begining as a literature club, the Alliance blossomed into an institution of teaching excellence. Our family of members is continually growing, whether they be students or simply interested by franophone culture.

Throughout its existence, the Alliance never ceases to improve and innovate in order to better serve its members. Located on Corydon avenue since 1993, the Alliance française du Manitoba shares its wealth of knowledge and experience with the entire community: individuals or corporations, students or francophiles, beginners and experts.

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