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Our projects

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art box

Launched on August 11, 2020, the Boîte en art offers you articles by Madawaska artists and artisans (resident or native). The idea came from Myriam Duff, who wanted to help the artists to fill some of the income lost with the cancellation of the Crafts Shows related to COVID-19. The second objective is to make our local artists and artisans known.

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Leaders of tomorrow

 Started in 2018, the goal is to recognize young leaders (35 and under) for their community involvement.

The Leaders de demain Gala takes place in early June annually. During the gala, a certificate of recognition to the young people who stood out during the year. Musical performances are offered during the event to young people, their immediate families and municipal officials.

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Go Eco

The first edition of Go Éco week saw the light of day in 2021. Also, during Environment Day week (June 5), it aims to raise awareness / educate the population on everyday eco-responsible actions through conferences, discussions and concrete activities. The Facebook group Go! Soyons Écolo is accessible year-round for citizens who want to stay informed, educate themselves and share continuously. 

Supported projects



GRIS - Acadie (Groupe de Recherche et d'Intervention Social) is a non-profit organization created in 2019 whose general mission is to promote better knowledge of sexual and gender diversity. This facilitates the integration and development of LGBT + people in society in New Brunswick and the other Atlantic provinces. 


A city that writes itself

Joint initiative of the Salon du livre and artist Sébastien Bérubé, Une Ville qui s'écrit wants to make Edmundston a constantly evolving (permanent) large book. At the rate of one page per year, the book would become not only an event during the Book Fair but also a tourist attraction in the form of a literary tour through the city. The different pages of the book would be found in different important places in the region. Currently, there is a page at the Center des arts, the tourist office, the library and the Town Hall.


skate plaza

Started in 2012, the Skate Plaza project aims to make Edmundston Skate Park more attractive, safer and more efficient. A group of citizens, therefore, began the process of carrying out the project. In October 2019, the group finally obtained a financial commitment for the project, which should see the light of day in the fall of 2021.


JAM Troop

Aimed at young people aged 14 to 24 who have a passion for the dramatic arts, the project began in the summer of 2018. The theatre company presents at least one play per year during the summer season. It promotes the dramatic arts at a younger level while focusing on inclusion, self-confidence and the development of new skills.

Partnership projects


The Beehive

La Ruche welcomes business projects for 6 months to accelerate their start-up. The occupants of the Hive benefit in particular from an equipped office space, a personalized acceleration and follow-up plan, support from consultants and coaches (accountants, tax specialists, marketing, business plan, lawyers, etc.) and thematic training.


Northwest Graduate Bank

The Banque de données des diplômés du Nord-Ouest is a unique tool whose primary purpose is to email job postings in Northwestern New Brunswick that are related to the field of study. These are employers in the region who are looking for a skilled workforce and who wish to hire post-secondary graduates interested in remaining or returning to work in the Northwest.


Northwest Involvement Scholarship

Bourse implication du Nord-Ouest (BINO) awards involvement scholarships to young people under 35 who choose to get involved for a need or a community project in the Madawaska-Victoria region, Dégelis (QC), and around.



Welcoming Francophone community

The  Communauté francophone accueillante du Haut-Saint-Jean (CFA) brings together the City of Edmundston, the Rural Community of Haut-Madawaska, and the Maliseet Madawaska First Nation in the northwest region of New Brunswick. This community pilot project aims to foster a sense of belonging among French-speaking newcomers to help them integrate and thrive in the region, and to educate all stakeholders to stimulate demographic and economic growth.


Local Immigration Partnership

The partenariat local en matière d’immigration (PLI) consists of supporting the establishment of multisectoral partnerships at the local community level. These partnerships aim to integrate the needs of newcomers into the community planning process, identify strategic priorities specific to the community, and implement a resettlement strategy and action plans to improve outcomes for newcomers. arrivals.

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