1899: The Boer War & Other Quebec Curios

October 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Also known as the South African War, the cause of the Second Boer War’s beginnings depends on who you ask and when. For the British and the English-speaking Canadians of [read on]

1884: La Presse & Other Quebec Curios

October 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Founded in 1884 by William-Edmond Blumhart, La Presse’s ideology at the beginnings of its publication was to be an independent newspaper. Independence, however, was [read on]