Birhan Abate Ethiopian Airlines Canada Country Manager, along with David Timmins Sales Manager greeted over 185 Canadian athletes and performers participating at this year’s Francophonie Games.  The participants along with coaches received a warm welcome from Ethiopian Airlines management team and were each given t-shirts and hats courtesy of Ethiopian Airlines Canada as they were ready to board with Ethiopian at Toronto Pearson International Airport. 

The Jeux de la Francophonie (Canadian English: Francophonie Games; British English: Francophone Games) are a combination of artistic and sporting events for the Francophonie, mostly French-speaking nations, held every four years since 1989, similar in concept to the Commonwealth Games. This year the Francophone Games held July 21-30 took place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

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