April 7, 2018
Residents of Calumet Island had the opportunity to learn about their home’s history on Saturday, when a guest speaker gave a lecture at the municipal hall.
In what will be the beginning of a series brought to the island by their council, Quebec historian, author and professor Roger Blanchette joined residents for a talk on how their home came to be.
Blanchette spoke about how the area developed, as a pocket of the French-speaking population lived amongst the surrounding Anglophone communities, and shared facts that surprised some guests. The discussion was held entirely in French and offered folks the chance to ask questions at the end of the talk.
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