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April 13, 2017 – Government of New Brunswick announces that early French immersion will be offered at 67 schools around the province in September, including at six schools where immersion is not currently being offered. See more here http://bit.ly/2oaJj5b

September 30, 2016 – The provincial government will honour a commitment to reinstate French Immersion in Grade 1 beginning in September 2017

A second language gives toddlers an edge Concordia study finds benefits of bilingualism emerge earlier than reported in previous research

No change to entry point of Early French Immersion for this fallThe entry point for Early French Immersion will remain at Grade 3 for the 2012-13 school year, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody Carr announced today.

October 28, 2011REVISED / Entry point of early French immersion to be reviewed – Members of a task force selected to review the entry point of early French immersion were announced today by Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody Carr.

Jan 17, 2011Increase in World Communications Drives Demand for Linguists – The fastest growing areas of business for thebigword are in U.S. and British Government contracts where increasingly cosmopolitan populations are driving the need for regional and national Government bodies to communicate in a range of languages.

CBC Transcript on French Immersion – Jan 27, 2003 Andrew Richardson, chair of District 2 School Board in Moncton and Sally Rehorick., the director of the Second Language Education Centre at UNB Fredericton take calls regarding middle immersion starting in Grade 4.

Why Immersion has a prominent place in the Action Plan for Official Languages Notes for an address by the Honourable Stéphane Dion President of the Privy Council and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs
Hugh McRoberts Secondary School
Richmond, British Columbia
March 14, 2003

Action Plan for Official Languages Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and Ministers Stéphane Dion and Lucienne Robillard release on March 12, 2003.

Reflections on the Debate about Early French Immersion By Joseph Dicks and Sally Rehorick.

Why immersion and second language education will be important in our action plan Notes for an address by the Honourable Stiphane Dion, President of the Privy Council and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs.

The Advantages of Multilingualism By Jacques Rebuffot and Claudette Tardif.