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Ontarian, Franco–Ontarian

Residents of Ontario are known as Ontarians.

  • Ontarians are a hardy people who make the most of their snowy winters.

French–speaking Ontarians are called Franco–Ontarians.

  • Many Franco–Ontarians, including Robert Paquette, will be featured in the show.

Whether used as nouns or as modifiers, Ontarian and Franco–Ontarian are always capitalized, and Franco–Ontarian is hyphenated.

  • Franco–Ontarian culture is flourishing in Sudbury.