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May 26th 2010

Michel Carrier reacts to adoption of Dieppe's commercial signage by-law

Fredericton, May 26th 2010 – The Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, Michel Carrier, believes that the Dieppe City Council has adopted a balanced commercial signage by-law. “The by-law ensures that French is given its rightful place, reflects the city’s Francophone character, and respects the principle of equality of our two official languages, declared the Commissioner.”

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March 12th 2010

Message from the Commissioner in recognition of Provincial French Pride Week

FREDERICTON – Message of the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, Michel A. Carrier, in recognition of Provincial French Pride Week being held from March 15-19, 2010.

Provincial French Pride Week is a time to celebrate not only the French language but also the rich culture associated with it. And the slogan for the 21st annual French Pride Week reminds us of that: Partons à l’aventure, fêtons notre culture! (Let’s discover; let’s celebrate our culture!)

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January 19th 2010

Signage By-law in Dieppe: Comments from the Commissioner

External commercial signage by-law in Dieppe

Comments from the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick

On November 9, 2009, the Dieppe City Council proceeded with the first reading of municipal By-law Z-22, which regulates the language of external commercial signage in Dieppe. This is a first in New Brunswick: no municipality has ever legislated in this area before.

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