Township of Chapleau

Francophone Community

Chapleau is home to a vibrant Francophone community. The Francophone presence dates back to the town's beginnings, and contributes to Chapleau's strong bilingual foundation.

French language and culture continue to flourish in Chapleau. French websites maintained by FormationPlus and Centre Culturel Louis Hémon support the Francophone network and showcase Chapleau's Francophone community.

Please see the following links to access Chapleau's Francophone websites.

RéSO, Répertoire de services et d'organismes de Chapleau


Francophone cultural organizations in Chapleau include Centre culturel Louis Hémon and the Union culturelle des franco-ontariennes (UCFO).

The UCFO is home to Chapleau's Francophone weavers that produce sought-after handmade goods.

Schools & Education

Chapleau is home to two French schools, École Sacré-Coeur and École secondaire catholique Trillium, with complete education in French from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Continuing adult education is offered through FormationPlus.