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--July 18, 2022. Introduction
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This past week, Qahn was very pleased to welcome federal Official Languages minister Ginette Petipas Taylor and Agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. L to R: Ginette Petipas Taylor; Qahn executive director Matthew Farfan; Qahn president Grant Myers; Qahn VP Jody Robinson; and Marie-Claude Bibeau. QAHN also deposited a brief today in the context of the Government of Canada's consultations on the renewal of the Action Plan for Official Languages.
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Meet the Network: Profiles of Heritage Groups across Quebec. 84 pages; lavishly illustrated; full colour. $20 plus postage. Reserve your copy by emailing us at: home@QAHN.org.
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--February 23, 2022. Today the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) welcomed nearly a dozen member groups from across Quebec taking part in this year’s edition of the Belonging and Identity project, a QAHN initiative undertaken in partnership with the Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise (SRQEA).
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Happy Holidays from all of us here at QAHN. And stay healthy & safe! Please note that our offices will be closed from December 23 through January 4.
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--November 26, 2021.
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This project, undertaken by Cantley 1889, was supported through QAHN's 2020-2021 Belonging & Identity project, which was itself supported by Quebec's Secretariat for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers.
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"COM-Unity" Project: "BELONGING" Discover how Quebec’s English-speakers see themselves! ONLINE, June 10, 2021, 12 noon. Quebec's Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d’expression anglaise has funded six community organizations, whose members represent many aspects of the English-speaking community, to create projects about identity and belonging from the point of view of English-speaking Quebecers of different ages and from multiple backgrounds.
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Click here to view the entire 2021 QAHN Heritage Talks Online program!
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Join QAHN today! http://qahn.org/join-qahn
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Glenn Patterson, project director of QAHN's project "A Different Tune: Musical Heritage in English-speaking Quebec," co-hosted (with Bruce Barr) the first-ever livestream version of Brysonville Revisted this past Saturday evening. Close to a hundred spectators tuned in for this unusual event, which featured an array of folk musicians from regions across Quebec, as well as performers playing traditional music in Alberta, Ontario and Newfoundland, and which was livestreamed via Zoom and Facebook.
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As of December 1, 2019, QAHN has a new home!
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Another packed QAHN event, this time at Shawville High School in the Pontiac, where QAHN project staff Heather Darch and Rod MacLeod ("Diversity & Achievement in Anglophone Quebec") welcomed Mohawk elder Kevin Deer.
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Another packed QAHN event, this time at Shawville High School in the Pontiac, where QAHN project staff Heather Darch and Rod MacLeod ("Diversity & Achievement in Anglophone Quebec") welcomed Mohawk elder Kevin Deer.
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Early postcard, c.1910. Photo - private collection. / Ancienne carte postale, c.1910. Photo - collection privée.
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Project director Rod MacLeod at the opening of QAHN's exhibition in Wakefield. (Photo - courtesy)
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--February 21, 2019. 1. c. His sister in law, the wife of Denis-Benjamin Papineau. Her name was Angélique-Louise Cornud, and she had donated land on which the parish church and rectory were built. 2. a. Denis-Benjamin Papineau. Though it was his father who had originally purchased the “Petite Nation” seigneurie, Denis-Benjamin Papineau administered the region from 1808 to 1845. He would go on to become the joint Premier of the Province of Canada for Canada East from 1846 to 1848.
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--February 20, 2019. 1. The Parish municipality of Saint-Angélique, from which Papineauville would separate in 1894 for 104 years, was formed in 1855 and was named after which member of Louis-Joseph Papineau’s family? a. His mother b. His youngest sister c. His sister in law, the wife of Denis-Benjamin Papineau d. His oldest daughter
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Ancienne carte postale photographique, vers 1920. Collection privée. / Early photographic postcard, c.1920. Private collection.
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Ancienne carte postale, vers 1905. Collection privée. / Early postcard, c.1905. Private collection.