All posts in Acadie

April 13, 2019, by Gerry McAlister

Understanding history is crucial to shaping the common future of Indigenous peoples and settlers. On April 11, Andrea Bear Nicholas shared her knowledge of the history of the Indigenous people […]

2021 Francophonie Games: On the importance of diplomacy

January 16, 2019, by Robert Melanson

Since the news broke last December of the skyrocketing costs of the 2021 Francophonie Games, many articles and thought-provoking musings on the feasib ...

A call to action by anglophones on language rights in New Brunswick

January 1, 2019, by Gerry McAlister and Susan O'Donnell

In 2019 New Brunswick celebrates 50 years as Canada’s only officially bilingual province. The equality of both linguistic groups is protected in ...

The revolt of the regions: what Quebec and New Brunswick’s election teach us about populism

October 19, 2018, by Abram Lutes

Quebec and New Brunswick’s elections have brought populism to Canada and reveal similar problems For those who have watched variations of right-wing ...

  • Up with Anglophone rights
    October 4, 2018, by Rosella Melanson

    The People’s Alliance party has a fixation on bilingualism and it begs an explanation. Actually, it reminds me of the story about a poor farmer who learns that his better-off […]

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    Célébrez la fierté acadienne dans la capital
    August 14, 2010, by NB Media Co-op

    Le dimanche 15 août, fêtez la fierté acadienne dans la capitale provinciale. Voici l’horaire de la journée : 10 h : messe à l’église Sainte-Anne-des-Pays-Bas 11 h à 13 h […]

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    Fredericton’s Acadian community celebrates
    August 20, 2009, by Marie-Christine Allard

    Fredericton – The colours of the Acadian flag were visible throughout Fredericton and much of New Brunswick on Saturday, August 15th. The hot summer day marked La fête des Acadiens, […]