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A Montréaler makes the decision to visit Toronto for the first time in his life. Like many Canadian francophonie, he never had any desire previously to visit Toronto, always choosing more ... See full summary
A Montréaler makes the decision to visit Toronto for the first time in his life. Like many Canadian francophonie, he never had any desire previously to visit Toronto, always choosing more cosmopolitan destinations like New York as a nearby vacation spot. Upon arriving, he quickly understands why as Toronto, while still located in the same country in which he lives, feels like a foreign place which probably has more connection itself to its American neighbors to the south than its French language neighbors to the east. Although Anglo-Saxons now only make up forty percent of the population of the city, they still retain control of what happens in its power institutions. And Torontonians seem to have different general interests and ideals than Montréalers. A francophonie friend who now lives in Toronto explains that she hangs onto her French identity more now since she needs that familiarity as comfort (as probably do most foreigners in Toronto), but she also believes that foreigners in ...

Credited cast:
Carolyn Hester Carolyn Hester - Singer
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