Tag: ACFA

The Bonnyville – Cold Lake chapter of l’Association Canadienne-Française de l’Alberta (ACFA) welcomed the community to its annual “sugar shack” celebration on Saturday.  The springtime sugaring-off tradition coincides with Francophone Month, which is celebrated everyMarch by French-speaking people around the world. This year is especially significant for the Bonnyville – Cold Lake ACFA chapter as […]

Read more

Ceremonies and events were held across Canada on September 30 to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The holiday was established as one of 94 Calls To Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 2015 report. In Bonnyville, the Grassroots Movement Committee held educational events and a drive-through (see story on page 3).  […]

Read more

History is personal. “Je me raconte” (“I tell myself”) is a project of the Association Canadienne-Francaise de l’Alberta (ACFA) in St. Paul. Through a series of short videos, local residents tell their own stories—stories which tell us much about the region’s past. Roger and Virginie Dallaire produce the videos. Roger is a storyteller and musician, […]

Read more