The Jeux de la Francophonie has done something that politicians in New Brunswick cannot seem to do: foster unity across the language divide. Everyone is up in arms at the purported ballooning of costs of these Games, scheduled to be held in Moncton and Dieppe in 2021.
However, the economic arguments against provincial funding are short-sighted and fail to take into account key factors, not the least of which is the international reputation of a small Canadian province. Most politicians and citizens are making one-sided arguments in the media: those that line up with their partisan or ideological leanings.
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