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    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 […]

    Quebec Thistle’s Scotsman of the Year 2016 : Ian Aitken

    THE QUEBEC THISTLE COMMITTEE AULD ALLIANCE AWARDS CEREMONY

    In just a few days will take place in Montréal, at the Officer’s Mess of the Black Watch (RHR) of Canada, the annual event presented by the Quebec Thistle Committee to winners in several categories including Scottish music, cuisine, culture, athlete of the year, country and highland […]

    Scots Gives the Game of Curling to Canada

     

    Mairiuna, did you know that one of our most popular competitive sport here in Canada is curling?

    “To Curle on the Ice, does greatly please, Being a Manly Scottish Exercise, It Clears the Brains, stirrs up the Native Heat, And gives a gallant Appetite for Meat.”

    James Bicket

     

    It was […]