– In Madawaska, the French language knows no borders

The city of Edmundston (population 16,600) is located at the confluence of the Saint John and Madawaska rivers in Madawaska County, New Brunswick’s most westerly. Aroostook County (in the State of Maine) is closeby, to the south, on the other bank of the Saint John River, and Témiscouata County (in Quebec) is only 20 kilometres … Read more

– Difficult implementation of the Acadian border

Maine became a state of the Union in 1820. Previously, it was a district of the colony of Massachusetts which also joined the Union as a state. In the 17th century, Maine’s Atlantic coast was fiercely contested between the Anglo-American colonies and the French colony of Acadia. As early as 1613, the Acadian border was … Read more