Province announces $50,000 investment in Acadian and Francophone community radio
The provincial government has announced a $50,000 investment in Nova Scoita's four Acadian and Francophone community radio stations.
The announcement was made today (Wednesday) by Acadian Affairs and Francophonie Minister Lena Metlege Diab on behalf of Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine.
Diab says the radio stations, which feature Acadian songwriting and creative talent from Nova Scotia, play a crucial role in preserving the French language in the province while also promoting and celebrating Acadian culture.
Government says the contribution will be divided equally among the four stations, which are located in Cheticamp, Isle Madam, Halifax, and Clare.