On Thursday, September 23, students and staff at École catholique Georges Vanier (Elliot Lake) displayed their Franco-Ontarian pride. Franco-Ontarian Day was celebrated though a series of activities and students had the chance to display with pride green and white clothing in their classroom while taking part in stimulating activities highlighting Franco-Ontarian culture. A key moment in the day was the Franco-Ontarian flag-raising ceremony which was held in front of the school.
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The provincial Franco-Ontarian day, was celebrated officially on September 25. The selected date coincides with the anniversary of the Franco-Ontarian flag, flown for the first time in Sudbury in 1975.