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  • Premier: Plea for early immersion ‘ironic’

    TAMMY SCOTT-WALLACE LEGISLATURE BUREAU Amid calls by the Opposition to scrap moving the early French immersion entry point to Grade 1, this week in question period a Progressive Conservative MLA asked the government to make sure students in her riding have the ability to sign up. PHOTO: TAMMY SCOTT-WALLACE/LEGISLATURE BUREAU FREDERICTON • Amid calls by […more]
  • Official Languages: Association of Cosmetology Reprimanded

    The New Brunswick Commissioner of Official Languages is challenging the NB Cosmetology Association for its services in French that are deficient. Robert Levesque, of the Salon Chez Robert in Bathurst, has been a member of the association since 1978. He has often had problems with the association, in other cases with regards to the offer […more]
  • Crowd protests changes to French Immersion in NB (Video)

    http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1047370&binId=1.1145463&playlistPageNum=1  
  • Parents feel pressure over French Immersion decision (paid subscription)

    https://www.telegraphjournal.com/telegraph-journal/story/100054600/french-immersion-education-new-brunswick-politics  
  • Justin Trudeau faces formal language complaints after French-only town hall

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on the receiving end of three formal complaints filed with the federal commissioner of official languages after speaking only French despite English questions at a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Sherbrooke, Que. Nelson Kalil from the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada confirmed that three complaints had been […more]
  • Justin Trudeau speaks only French at Sherbrooke town hall, despite English questions

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answered questions ranging from local concerns about public transit to tabling new federal pot legislation at Tuesday night's town hall in Sherbrooke, Que., and he answered them all in French — because, he said, "we're in Quebec." A woman asked in English what would be done to help Anglo-Quebecers seeking mental health services when those services are only available […more]
  • NB opposition takes aim at early immersion program

    http://globalnews.ca/video/3175413/n-b-opposition-takes-aim-at-early-french-immersion-program  
  • New French immersion enrollment numbers decline sharply

      https://www.telegraphjournal.com/telegraph-journal/story/49867349/new-french-immersion-enrolment  
  • ARANB launches GoFundMe Drive

    To Donate - https://www.gofundme.com/anglophone-rights-2umc5kt4 Would it bother you to know that there are currently 110 vacancies for paramedics in New Brunswick, but that these positions aren't being filled because of a shortage of "Bilingual" paramedics?  That for the past three (3) years, unilingual paramedics in various sectors of the province, whether English or French, have been […more]
  • Justin Trudeau apologizes over French school comment – REPRINT

    Justin Trudeau has stepped into his first political minefield as a Liberal candidate, issuing an apology Monday for calling into question New Brunswick's separate French-language school system, one of his father's enduring legacies. Mr. Trudeau made his verbal faux-pas last Friday when he told a group of New-Brunswick professors that a single, bilingual education system […more]
  • Francophones see threat to future of French in Canada, survey finds

    Nearly three-quarters of francophones believe the future of their language in Canada is threatened. But just one-third of anglophones agree. That’s a key finding of a major national survey on perceptions of Canada’s two official languages commissioned by the Department of Canadian Heritage. According to the survey report, dated Nov. 3, 80 per cent of Canadians or more believe […more]
  • Parti Quebecois launches alternative campaign to Canada 150

    Vowing to bring “a little spice” to Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations, the leader of the Parti Quebecois launched an alternative campaign Friday to counter what he called the propaganda of the official events. Jean-Francois Lisee said the “Other 150” campaign isn’t designed to derail Ottawa’s party, but will “put holes” in the official narrative and […more]

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