A book launch was held on Thursday 18 May 2017 at the Mordecai-Richler Mile End Library for Histoire du Mile End by Yves Desjardins, published by Septentrion. Here are a few pictures of the event, with our thanks to the photographers, Nano Ruz and Harold Rosenberg.
Yves Desjardins with Claudine Schirardin, founder of the Mile End Citizens’ Committee.
Huguette Loubert, Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal.
Gilles Herman, publisher, Les éditions du Septentrion
Jane Ferland, communications officer, Les éditions du Septentrion.
More than 125 people came to the launch.
The author with Richard Ryan, city councillor, Mile End district.
Yves Desjardins and Jean-Claude Robert, historian, emeritus professor, UQAM.