Newsletter May 6th 2013

Word of the week

Did you guess what last week's word « chacoter » meant?
Definition : Cutting, cut a piece of wood with a pocket knife 

This week… 
What does the word «forbir / fourbir» mean?
Sentence: "J'ai les mains blanches parce que j'ai eu les mains dans l'eau toute ma vie . J'ai passé ma vie à forbir?" (1971, A. Maillet, La Sagouine, p. 11)


Celebrations of August 15th, 2013

This year, the grand show of Acadian National Day, broadcast by Radio-Canada, will be held in Saint-Quentin.  The show will be organized by the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 in collaboration with the city of Saint-Quentin, the Festival Western de Saint-Quentin and Radio-Canada Acadie.Read more...



Health and Safety

Several activities will take place on the territory of Acadia of the Lands and Forests during the Congrès mondial acadien 2014. Some of these activities will require permits and approvals. Since these activities will be held on three regions which are north-western New-Brunswick, Aroostook County in Maine and Témiscouata in Quebec, regulations regarding the permits may vary from one region to another.Read more...



Meeting with Governments Representatives

As we approach the great 2014 celebrations, the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 recently welcomed representatives of the governments of Canada, Maine, New-Brunswick and Quebec for a few meetings.Read more... 


A Tour of Tourism Shows

The Congrès mondial acadien 2014 took advantage of the last months of winter to do promotion in various tourism shows and to invite people in Acadia of the Lands and Forests for the 2014 festivities.Read more...


Rivière-du-Loup's Home Show

The Congrès mondial acadien 2014 participated at the Rivière-du-Loup’s home and outdoor show on April 19th, 20th and 21st. There were 150 exhibitors at the Centre Premier Tech of Rivière-du-Loup ready to answer the questions of the thousands of visitors who came during the weekend.