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Alberta's Francophone Heritage
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Alliance nationale and Artisans canadiens-français
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Societé St. Jean
Baptiste

Alliance nationale
and Artisans
canadiens-français

Societé du parler
français

Societé francophone
de communication de l'Alberta (SFCA)

Association
canadienne-française
de l'Alberta

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Two mutual aid societies from Quebec were established in Alberta in 19111.  L’Alliance nationale was founded by the archbishop of Montreal, Bishop Fabre in 1892, while the Artisans canadiens-français society dated from 1876. The aim of the two organizations was to unite Catholic francophones of North America and to promote the French language and Catholic Church through social gatherings.

The societies also offered financial services such as life and accident insurance and loans.

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