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This online exhibition, which consists of 10 panels, is part of QAHN's Canadian Heritage-funded project "Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II."
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The first conference in QAHN's "Volunteering Matters" conference series took place on February 5, 2016, at the historic Château Ramezay in Old Montreal. The event, which was filled to capacity, is part of QAHN's project "Fostering Organizational Renewal through Enriching Volunteer Experience and Recognition." This project is funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage's Cooperation with the Community Sector program. (Photo - Sandra Stock)
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Some 50 people attended the opening reception of QAHN's new Housewife Heroines traveling exhibition, held at the Beaconsfield Public Library on February 4, 2016. The event, organized by QAHN, with the assistance of the Beaurepaire-Beaconsfield Historical Society is part of the project "Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II," which includes a series of workshops, a traveling exhibition and an event on International Women's Day. The project is being funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage's World War Community Commemorations Fund.
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Photographie de Alex. Henderson, Montréal, vers 1870. / Photograph by Alex Henderson, Montreal.
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--December 8, 2015. The Victoria Exchange Building, Pointe-Saint-Charles District, Montreal. History and description of 2551 Rue de Châteauguay, Montréal (The building number in 1929-30 was 211; in Lovell's Montréal Directory from 1930-31 on it was 2551.)
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QAHN directors Sandra Stock, Carol Meindl and Rick Smith helped greet teachers at the QAHN kiosk at this year's QPAT convention at Montreal's Palaid des congrès. (Photo - MF)
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Gare de la Canadien Pacifique, Montreal West, vers 1930 / CPR Station, Montreal West, c.1930
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As usual, QAHN will be represented at the annual convention of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (QPAT). This year, the event takes place on November 26-27, at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal. NOTE: The QAHN information kiosk will be open on Thursday only, from 2-8 p.m. If you are planning to attend and would like to learn more about QAHN's Heritage Essay or Heritage Photo contests, our quarterly magazine Quebec Heritage News, or our current projects, do stop by!
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Gare / Station, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. Carte postale, vers 1900 / Postcard, c.1900.
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October 19, 2015. The following is the first instalment in a series written by Sandra Stock, as part of QAHN's project, Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II, which has been funded through the World War Commemorations Community Fund.
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October 13, 2015. The following is the first installment in a series written by Sandra Stock, as part of QAHN's project, Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II, which has been funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage's World War Commemorations Community Fund.
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--October 8, 2015. The following is the first installment in a series written by Sandra Stock, as part of QAHN's project, Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II, which has been funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage's World War Commemorations Community Fund.
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The old town of Qikou, which lies in Lvliang Mountain (a famous mountain in china) and the Yellow River (Chinese people call it “the mother river”), is a Chinese famous town rich in culture and history, the Xiwan village in this town is among the first “China’s famous town of culture and history”. It has been the most important place in military since ancient times.
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Notre Dame Basilica, in the historic district of Old Montreal, is an example of architectural, cultural and landmark heritage of Quebec. It represents the outstanding historical design of the old churches. The church's Gothic Revival architecture is one of the most dramatic in the world. The interior is big and colourful, its ceiling coloured deep blue and decorated with golden stars, and the rest of the sanctuary is a mixture of blues, azures, reds, purples, silver, and gold. It is filled with many wooden carvings and religious statues.
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Stories come in many shapes and sizes; they come in books, in songs, and even in pictures. Pictures can tell stories, because each one is worth a thousand words. When looking through an album full of photographs, one can see and imagine a variation of stories, from different times, places, and points of view. Pictures are a real snapshot of time, and every single one has its very own story to tell.