Association des francophones du Nord-Ouest de l'Ontario

Service: French Community Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) The aim of the Association des francophones du Nord-Ouest de l'Ontario (AFNOO) is the enhancement and the promotion of Northwestern Ontario's Francophone community in order to celebrate its richness and the added value it represents for our communities, the region, Ontarian society, and the country as a whole
Description (Service)
  • Ensures the development and the prosperity of the Francophone community in Northwestern Ontario at the political, educational, economic, linguistic, social and cultural levels 
  • Works at the political level to claim the rights of Francophones in order to preserve, improve and increase French Language Services 
  • Facilitates the engagement and the participation of Francophones in their communities 
  • Counters assimilation while supporting good relations with the non francophone community and groups in the region 
  • Seeks the co-operation of the francophone community in asserting and recognizing its identity 
  • Serves the interests of the group members in a timely and professional way 
  • Ensures the financial viability and the effective operation of the association
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Francophones of Northwestern Ontario
Membership Any Francophone group within the designated area and in existence for a year
Application Membership forms available online
Languages French
Fees Membership - Annual fees for adult group/club and youth group
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-888-248-1712
Social Media Facebook Facebook, YouTube YouTube
Primary Executive Lina Mayer, Interim Executive Director; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 234 Van Norman St, Suite 200
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4B8
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Intersection Van Norman St and Court St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial
Elections Jun