Parks Canada, La Société Saint-Pierre sign Memoradum of Understanding

Posted at 1:04 pm on September 26, 2017 | Filed Under: News

It’s being called the formalization of a decade-long relationship in sharing and preserving Acadian History and Culture in the Cheticamp area.  Parks Canada and La

Left to right, Maria O’Hearn, External Relations Manager, Parks Canada Cape Breton; Joseph Henri Poirier, President, La Société Saint-Pierre; Éric Le Bel, Superintendent, Cape Breton Highlands National Park; and Lisette Aucoin-Bourgeois, Executive Director, La Société Saint-Pierre.

Société Saint-Pierre signed a three year Memorandum of Understanding in Cheticamp.  The agreement was signed Monday at the historical society’s annual general meeting, marking its 70th anniversary.

The society’s executive-director, Lisette Aucoin-Bourgeois says they’re currently working with Parks Canada on a couple of projects.
Aucoin-Bourgeois says with a new campground due to open in 2019 in the park where Acadians used to live, it’s working with Parks Canada to recognize that.