C o m e  w i t h  u s !

Dears cousins Forest,

We will to meet again at CMA New Brunswick/PEI between August 9 and 11, 2019.  I hope those of you who attended CMA in 1994 when AFA was founded might share any remembrance(s) of your time in Cap Pele. It will help us when we begin to plan the reunion for 2019. The CMA website is www.cma2019.ca.

CMA/AFA 2019 Reunion – SAVE THE DATE !!!


August 9-11, 2019 (CMA is August 10-24, 2019), Shediac, New Brunswick

Host Hotel: Hotel Shediac, 222 rue Belliveau St., Shediac, NB E4P OM2

TF/SF:  1-855-836-6100                 T: 506-532-6100                F: 506-532-6200

reservations@hotelshediac.ca                 www.hotelshediac.ca


Room Block is under name Forest.  Room rates vary with room type ($144-$184 CAD) and are based on double occupancy. Room types are 2-queen, king, queen bay-view, small studio or large studio. The hotel is located in the downtown area.

Cutoff date is July 9, 2019, but it is advised to reserve early. If you like to arrive a day early and stay a day after the event, the hotel will honor the rate, but again you must reserve early particularly for Thursday night, August 8, 2019. They must have a big function on Thursday night. They have all the amenities, including complimentary breakfast, a restaurant and a bistro serving Starbucks coffee, pool, fitness center and game room for children of all ages. The rooms are smoke free.

Preliminary program includes Friday afternoon registration and cocktail reception at the hotel, dinner on Saturday at the Shediac  Multipurpose Centre (a short block away), and an 11:00 am Mass on Sunday at the Sacre-Coeur de Jesus de Haute-Aboujagane. The business meeting will precede the Mass and a brunch will follow after Mass next door at the new Haute-Aboujagane Community Centre.

The activity during the day Saturday has not yet been determined. Opening CMA ceremonies will take place on PEI at Abram-Village, Acadian Day will be celebrated in Dieppe and closing ceremonies will take place in Shediac.

Nearby campsites include 2 on road to Cap Pele and 2 near the Shediac  Information Center:

Parc Roulottes Ocean Surf Trailer Park, Plage Parlee Beach, Pointe-du-Chene, Shediac, 888-532-5480, www.oceansurf.ca

South Cove Camping, 55 Chemin South Cove, Shediac, 506-532-6713, www.shediacsouthcove.ca, reservations@shediacsouthcove.com

Wishing Star Campground, 218 Main St., Shediac

Camping Parasol, 205 Main St., Shediac, across the street or next to the Shediac Information Area where The Giant Lobster sculpture is located.

Hotel Shédiac, Shédiac,NB

Shédiac Hotel, Shédiac,NB

Church in Haute Aboujagane, NB

Church in Haute Aboujagane, NB








To come up



The General Meeting

The mass

The brunch


1 1994 Cap-Pelé, NB (CMA)
2 1995 Saint-Jacques comté de Montcalm, QC
3 1996 Bonaventure, QC
4 1997 Raceland, LA
5 1998 Verner, ON
6 1999 Iles de la Madeleine, QC
7 2000 Laval, QC
8 2001 Hull, QC
9 2002 Québec, QC
10 2003 Sherbrooke, QC
11 2004 Middleton, NÉ (CMA)
12 2005 Sainte-Marcelline comté de Joliette, QC
13 2006 Saint-Malo, MANITOBA
14 2007 Lowell, MA
15 2008 Bécancour, QC (Saint-Grégoire de Nicolet, QC)
16 2009 Tracadie-Sheila, NB (CMA)
17 2010 Région Ottawa, ON
18 2012 Percé, Qc
19 2014 Madawaska, MA
20 2016 Niagara-on-the-lake, ON