“I agree 100% with him (Bob Sirois),” said two-time Stanley Cup winner Bobby Holik on TSN, November 2, 2010. Ever since Maurice Richard dazzled hockey fans, fighting his way to hockey’s summits, the issue has festered. NHL veteran Bob Sirois demonstrates that unless Quebec hockey players are superstars they are less likely to be drafted… Read more »
One hundred years ago, on July 1, 1909, Captain Joseph-Elzear Bernier, his officers and crew erected a plaque on Melville Island in the Northwest Passage and laid claim to the entire Arctic Archipelago for Canada. It was the crowning moment in the life of a man identified as one of the 100 Great Canadian Achievers… Read more »
“Nick Fonda has captured the essence of one of the most unique areas within Canada.” Alistair MacLeod “A gem of a book… to be savoured. ” — Jim Napier, The Sherbrooke Record “Richmond is easy to find on a map,” writes Nick Fonda. “Or at least the name is easy to find. There are at… Read more »
Une nouvelle édition du bestseller vendu à plus de 10 000 exemplaires Décembre 2013 : lors d’une cérémonie qui ressemblait à des funérailles nationales, devant une télé d’État béatement subjuguée par tant de pouvoir, des grands de ce monde ont chanté à l’unisson les louanges de Paul Desmarais : un grand homme d’affaires qui aurait donné tant… Read more »
The Quebec promontory has always provoked dreams and sustained hopes. This work recounts the succession of constantly renewed ideals to which the Plains of Abraham has borne witness. At the turn of the great river, the rugged, majestic cliffs protect access to a spot that provides the most beautiful view of the world.
The incomparable “Main” or Saint-Laurent Boulevard crosses the heart of Montreal from north to south. It has been a gateway for immigrants and the place where “solitudes” have met. Many social and cultural movements were born on the Main and continue to thrive and influence, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and beyond. Saint-Laurent, Montreal’s Main Table of… Read more »
This Book is Out of Print Construction of the Lachine Canal starting in 1821 played a pivotal role in the industrial development of Montreal and all of Canada. Ships could bypass the previously insurmountable rapids and reach the Great Lakes. This fully illustrated album is indispensable for those interested in inland navigation and industrial history.
For eight generations, Montreal has been home to the Joseph family. There are still twenty-three Jewish families in the area who can trace their ancestry back to Henry Joseph. The Josephs have been intertwined with many other leading Quebec Jewish families. Through them, we discover the history of Jews in Quebec.
A number of descendants of British Loyalists opposed to US independence found untilled land around the Bay of Missisquoi, just north of the Vermont/Quebec border. The municipality of Abercorn was created in 1929 and its citizens chose to commemorate the town’s 75th anniversary in 2004 with the publication of this book.
The Jewish community has made its mark in Quebec for more than two centuries. It is a passionate story. Edward Hillel’s magnificent photographs illustrate the text by authorities David Rome, Director of the Jewish Library for 30 years, and Jacques Langlais, founder of the Centre interculturel de Montréal.