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November 23rd 2009

Official Languages Conference in Fredericton

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick

Press Release

Official languages conference in Fredericton

Fredericton – A conference on official languages will be held on November 24 and 25 in Fredericton. Nearly one hundred persons from a wide range of backgrounds have been invited to this meeting organized by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick.

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October 6th 2009

Submission of New Brunswick Official Languages Commissioner's 2008-2009 Annual Report

Commissioner of Official Languages Advocates More Generous Vision of Official Languages

Fredericton, October 6, 2009 – In the view of Michel Carrier, the Commissioner of Official Languages, real equality between New Brunswick’s two linguistic communities is contingent upon a more generous vision of official languages. His remarks were made on the occasion of the submission of his 6th Annual Report.

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May 6th 2009

Message from the Commissioner of Official Languages on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the adoption of the first Official Languages Act

An anniversary to celebrate our two official languages… and to inspire further progress

It happened in 2004 at the launch of Louis J. Robichaud’s biography. The book signing was coming to an end, and I went up to the former Premier. He congratulated me on my appointment, and before long, we were discussing the state of bilingualism. He told me that the progress achieved since the passage of the first Official Languages Act went beyond anything he could have imagined back in 1969. He was visibly proud and delighted by what he was seeing and hearing.

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April 6th 2009

Future ad execs drive off with the prize

Closing the gaps in marketing

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Mary Teresa Bitti,  Financial Post

Matt Daigle and Elizabeth-Anne McCleave are, well, thrilled. The University of New Brunswick MBA students have just won two Volkswagen Golfs thanks to the ad campaign they created to promote Volkswagen's new Routan. More important than the prize -- perhaps the richest of any university competition in Canada -- is the exposure it has given them.

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April 1st 2009

Commissioner Michel Carrier calls upon senior civil service to show leadership with regard to language of work

New Brunswick Official Languages Commissioner Michel Carrier today called upon the senior provincial civil service to exercise strong, sustained leadership with regard to language of work to ensure that all provincial government employees are able to work in the language of their choice. Commissioner Carrier made this statement on the day on which the provincial government’s revised language of work policy comes into force.

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March 12th 2009

Message of the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, Michel Carrier, in recognition of Provincial French Pride Week (March 16-20)

Fredericton - This year marks the 20th edition of Provincial French Pride Week. For two decades now, this colourful event has enabled New Brunswick francophones and francophiles to celebrate the French language and their membership in the extended family of the Francophonie, which takes in 200 million persons in 33 countries.

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