Office of the Premier, Intergovernmental Affairs, Francophonie, July 6, 2012 - Edmunston
$2-million investment in organization of 2014 World Acadian Congress
The provincial government will invest $2 million in the organization of the 2014 World Acadian Congress, Premier David Alward announced today. The congress will be held in the region known as l'Acadie des terres et forêts, which includes northwestern New Brunswick, northern Maine, and the Témiscouata region of Quebec. From left: Dr. Yves Bolduc, minister of Health (Quebec); Health Minister Madeleine Dubé; Alward; Bernard Valcourt, associate minister of National Defence and minister of state for Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie; and Émilien Nadeau, president of the 2014 World Acadian Congress.