Executive Council Office, August 30, 2012 - Carpiquet, France
Tribute held for Acadians who died in combat on D-Day
A ceremony was recently held in Carpiquet in northern France to pay tribute to those Acadians belonging to the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment who died in combat on D-Day, June 6, 1944. The provincial government was represented by Deputy Premier and Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud, who is also minister responsible for La Francophonie. Photo shows Robichaud at the ceremony.