Talks



Family archives: their contributions to history and challenges of conservation in French Sunday 6 October 2019, 2 pm Bibliothèque Mordecai-Richler 5434 Park Avenue ** Please note that the multipurpose room upstairs, where the activity takes place, will be open as usual. Only the adult section of the library, downstairs, is closed. ** […]

Presentation – Family Archives









Dictionnaire historique du Plateau Mont-Royal
Dictionnaire historique du Plateau Mont-Royal: spaces and themes The architecture of the Dictionnaire historique du Plateau Mont-Royal, its spaces and themes. How is such a work constructed? Come join several of the authors in a discussion. Justin Bur, Mile End Memories; Jean-Claude Robert, UQAM Professor Emeritus of History; and Bernard Vallée, Montréal Explorations […]

Dictionnaire historique du Plateau Mont-Royal: spaces and themes








The Rosemont–Van Horne Overpass and the reappropriation of urban space The Rosemont–Van Horne overpass, constructed 1970–72 at the time when the car was king, has left a huge scar on the urban fabric of the Mile End and Petite-Patrie neighbourhoods. But the abandoned industrial areas around it have, over the […]

The overpass: what next?






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by Melanie Leavitt Pioneers of the Picket Line: The role of women in the labour movement From sweat-shop floors to picket lines, discover the stories of women – union organizers, community activists, and factory workers – who paved the way for the modern labour movement and workers’ rights in Montreal. A special […]

Talk: Pioneers of the Picket Line