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The flag becomes the symbol of the Acadians of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
The Agricultural Exhibition promotes education and excellence in agriculture.
The Société Saint-Thomas-d’Aquin is the voice of Prince Edward Island’s Acadian and Francophone community.
June 27, 1975
What begins as a summer project by the Société Saint-Thomas-d’Aquin generates so much interest that it is being published as a weekly newspaper a year later!
It is one of the first three provincial branches of the Canadian Parents for French network.
The amended School Act reflects the provisions of section 23 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, officially adopted in 1982.
Prince Edward Island gives the Commission scolaire de langue française the right to administer French-language schools
The Commission scolaire de langue française is now responsible for governing French-language education.
The Games are held in the region of Mont-Carmel–Wellington, Prince Edward Island.
Criticized as a “dog’s breakfast” of constitutional reform, the confusing Charlottetown Accord fails to gain the support of a majority of Canadians.
The French Language Services Act specifies the extent of French language services to be provided by provincial government institutions.
In its decision, the Supreme Court of Canada maintains that section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms “is premised on the fact that substantive equality requires that official language minorities be treated differently, if necessary, according to their particular circumstances and needs, in order to provide them with a standard of education equivalent to that of the official language majority.”
This organization strives to increase access to French-language health and social services for Acadian and Francophone Prince Edward Islanders. It was incorporated in 2013 and became the PEI French Health Network.
December 10, 2003
In her proclamation, Queen Elizabeth II acknowledges the tragic consequences of the deportation.
The Société is officially recognized by the government of Prince Edward Island as a publicly funded post-secondary institution.
The French Language Services Act is revised after extensive consultations within the provincial government and the community.