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Northwest Territories: nearly $5 million in funding for Yellowknife’s Collège nordique francophone

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Today, Marc Serré, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, announced an investment of nearly $5 million for a major project at Collège nordique francophone. Mr. Serré made this announcement on behalf of the Honorable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. The Government of Canada is providing more than $4.2 million over three years for this project, while the Government of the Northwest Territories is allocating $680,000 over the same period.

The Collège nordique francophone in Yellowknife is the only educational institution north of the 60th parallel that enables students to develop their language and professional skills and pursue French-language post-secondary studies.

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Read the news release of the government of Canada.