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Our Mandate

The Francophone Society’s mandate is to promote, represent and defend French language and culture in Greater Victoria. It supports the French-speaking community through local partnerships and through services which respond to the needs of its members.

Our Team

The Francophone Society relies on a permanent staff of three employees who have the French community at heart.

Casey Edmonds

Casey Edmunds
Executive Director

Originally from Victoria, Casey is passionate about community development in French through his many contributions to organiszations such as Francophonie jeunesse de l’Alberta (Alberta Youth Association) and the Canadian Francophone Games. Casey hopes to inspire a new vibe at the Francophone Society through his innovative ideas and abundant creativity.

Catherine Lefebvre

Catherine Lefebvre
Communications Director

Catherine is fascinated by all forms of artistic and cultural expression. In order to better uderstand her passion, she pursued a Bachelors of Art in Communication at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Beautiful things grab her attention: original ideas, large projects and unique experiences.

Magali Canovas 

 Operations Director

Originally from the south of France, Magali came to discover the richness of Canada in September 2022, and she wasn’t expecting such a vibrant French-speaking community! With several years’ experience in the events industry, she’d like to put her expertise to work in this community with joy and enthusiasm. Her major asset: the preparation of crêpes…

Board of Directors



The Board of Directors ensures the Society respects its mandate and objectives, as well as be responsible for the Society’s fiscal management. Members are elected at the Annual General Meeting for a period of 2 years. Interested in joining the board? Announcements will be done on the blog and through our social media platforms.

Did You Know?

New members


New members in 2020

Le Réverbère


Volumes of le Réverbère

Coffee coffee coffee


Coffees per week drunk by the team

Our Partners