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Discovering a New Acadie

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As early as 1764, after the Deportation, colonial authorities in Halifax allowed Acadians to return to Nova Scotia and, eventually, Prince Edward Island (formerly île Saint-Jean) and Cape Breton (former île Royale).

A new Acadie was emerging as Acadians named the territory on which they resettled, Acadie. New villages were being established, such as Saint-Basile and Grande-Digue in New Brunswick, Malpec and Rustico in Prince Edward Island, Pointe-de-l'Église and Petit-de-Grat in Nova Scotia, and later on, Cap Saint-Georges in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Each city and village had its own identity, where historical facts and folklore intermingled. These villages were the new Acadie's foundation which continues its dynamic development today.

Start-up question

The Société Nationale de l'Acadie wants a new travel itinerary for tourists to allow them to learn more about the history and culture of eastern Canada's Acadians and Francophones. As a consultant, what itinerary would you suggest?


Create a travel brochure featuring the main characteristics of the three municipalities chosen.



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