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Development Council: Francophone and Provincewide Services

development council: Francophone summer internship program gets government funding French daycares on P.E.I. recruiting staff abroad Bonnie Gallant, executive director of RD E, the provincial francophone economic development council, says they've offered provincewide services for two to three years and found that not enough people knew they were available, according to CBC. It's important to grow our population and one of the means of doing that is to recruit francophone newcomers and help them settle and thrive in our communities, she said. The Francophone Newcomers Assistance Centre opened in Charlottetown during National Francophone Immigration Week late last month. She said the centre is a one-stop-shop for everything newcomers need to settle here on the Island and is part of a new marketing strategy that very clearly states that we are there to give services for francophone newcomers. MORE P.E.I. NEWS Charlottetown-Parkdale byelection sees 34% turnout for advance pollsMORE P.E.I. NEWS Decorate like a pro this Christmas 8 tips and trends The centre is located at cole Fran ois-Buote on Acadian Drive. ( As reported in the news.