Some interesting facts on l'Acadie
What are the most common surnames in l'Acadie? Is yours one of them? Where do Acadian Francophone immigrants come from?
The 2014 Congrès mondial acadien (World Acadian Congress) just came to an end. Take a look at our most recent infographic and discover some interesting facts about l'Acadie, the first French settlement in North America!
Most common surnames in Acadia
Source: Acadian Genealogy
Multiculturalism on the rise in Acadia!
Origin of immigrants to Atlantic Canada who speak French as their first official language:
- Africa: 43.6%
- Europe: 31.0%
- Americas: 22.5%
- Asia: 14.1%
Source: National Household Survey, 2011
French-language post-secondary institutions
Acadia has four French-language post-secondary institutions:
- Université de Moncton (N.B.)
- Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (N.B.)
- Université Sainte-Anne (N.S.)
- Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É. (P.E.I.)
Published on Wednesday, August 27, 2014