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October 26th 2005

Commissioner Issues Final Report Regarding Electoral Process

Fredericton, N.B. - October 26, 2005: The Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, Michel Carrier, Q.C., has issued his final report regarding the province?s electoral process. As prescribed by New Brunswick?s Official Languages Act, the Commissioner has submitted his report to Premier Bernard Lord and Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Annise Hollies, with copies sent to the complainants.

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June 15th 2005

Presentation of Lieutenant-Governor's Dialogue Awards

Dialogue New Brunswick, in partnership with the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick, presented the Lieutenant-Governor's Dialogue Award today during a ceremony at Old Government House. The Northrop Frye International Literary Festival, Alex Fancy and Bernard Imbeault received this prestigious award respectively in the community organizations/public institutions, individuals and businesses categories.

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June 7th 2005

Author Amy Cameron: Her life en Français!

What follows is the text of a speech given by journalist and author Amy Cameron during a recent conference for French for the Future in Toronto:

When French isn't your mother tongue, it doesn't come that easy. When you're right in the middle of exams and essays, and your French teacher asks you to participate in forced conversations with your Anglophone friends, French is frustrating. You ask yourself: Why am I learning this language? I live in Toronto. My parents are Anglophone. No one at Starbucks speaks French!

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