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    New Glasgow Quebec once the smallest village in Canada

    New Glasgow

    While googling for the physical address of nearby retail store, I notice a name on Google’s map that captured my attention : New Glasgow.

    Could it be that a Canadian-Scottish link is near where I live? (I’m based in St-Jérôme, near Ste-Sophie, approximately 50 km north of Montreal, in the beautiful province of […]

    Scottish flavors in the Canadian Maritimes

    Hiking through spectacular views and autumn colors in Nova Scotia

    Feeling a call to escape the city’s noises and distractions, I was contemplating a road trip that would get me closer to the nature and by the sea.

    In the CAA Quebec monthly automobile association magazine, I stumbled upon an article depicting the Cape Breton […]

    Quebec Scottish Village Riviere-La Guerre

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    Dear friends, I am so excited to write about the story of an abandoned village, Rivière de La Guerre, located in the province of Quebec, where Scottish settlers began to come over from the Hebrides Archipelago, west of the Highlands.

    Originally, the area was called Godmanchester. Named after a man known as Francois dit […]

    Scottish Canadian links : Henderson’s Old Pipe Furnace in Montreal, Quebec

    Hi Mairiuna, Iain and Margaret 🙂

    Trust all is well. I am so happy to share today with you and our followers the exciting story of the discovery in Montreal, Canada, upon carrying out archaeological excavations under the Jacques Cartier bridge of an old pipe furnace used during the 19th century in the Faubourg Sainte-Marie […]

    Scots-Quebecer building Montreal and the Province of Quebec

    It’s celebration time in the beautiful province of Quebec, in Canada, as Quebecers are taking part in Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day and Fête Nationale du Quebec festivities.

    The public holiday celebrates the culture and heritage of francophones inside Quebec and across the country, and how they have shaped it.

    While the religious significance of the civic celebration […]