The French presence in New Brunswick .: SF31-134/4-2016E-PDF

"French colonists settled on Saint Croix Island, an island between New Brunswick and Maine, in 1604. Beginning in 1755, the Acadian community was dispersed following the Great Upheaval but gradually regained its vitality. Since 1881, Acadians have celebrated National Acadian Day on August 15. In 1969, New Brunswick became officially bilingual with the passage of the Official Languages Act. In 1981, An Act Recognizing the Equality of the Two Official Linguistic Communities in New Brunswick was adopted, and in 1982, the province’s bilingual status was enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Today, the province has an updated Official Languages Act and a commissioner of official languages"--History, p. [1].

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages.
Title The French presence in New Brunswick .
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Title from caption.
Issued also in French under title: Le fait français au Nouveau-Brunswick.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Gatineau, QC?] : Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, [2016?].
Description [1] p. : ill., graphs, maps
Catalogue number
  • SF31-134/4-2016E-PDF
Subject terms Francophonie
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