& Other Quebec Curios
Column about Quebec history and law.
Hampstead, founded in 1914, is generally considered as one of the richer parts of Montreal, as many wealthy citizens call this independent municipality home. In 2011, just a [read on]
Beaconsfield, not to be confused with the British version, is part of the “West Island” comprised of mostly English speaking Montrealers. A quasi-independent municipality [read on]
Historically once the land of farmers and other agricultural workers. Anjou evolved in the 1950s to a more urban culture, and in 1956, Anjou separated from a fellow parish to [read on]
“Gens du pays, c’est votre tour De vous laisser parler d’amour.“ (Gilles Vigneault and Gaston Rochon, “Gens du pays”) Anglos and religious [read on]
Each day at each beginning of the hour, a crowd gathers at Basilique Notre Dame to hear the bells ring. The crowd stands, transfixed with wonder as the carillon bells chime, [read on]