NB French Pride Week an opportunity to learn from each other, Bathurst's mayor says

Students in 94 francophone schools across New Brunswick, including the Chaleur region celebrate their pride and commitment to their culture as provincial French Pride Week continues.

Bathurst mayor Paolo Fongemie will visit local schools this week to see how they're celebrating.

Fongemie says it's an chance to rejoice in and learn from each other any time there's an opportunity to celebrate any culture.

Today at Cite de l'Amitie school in Bathurst students will enjoy a movie on their lunch break, hear the French song of the day as well as attend a presentation by Acadian author Louÿs Pitre.