‘Downtown Montreal – A Tribute to History’
The celebration of history of the City of Montreal commences with the initiation of two Peace Treaties; (a) The ‘Treaty of the Great Peace of Montreal’ 1701, creating peace with the Aboriginal Peoples (b) The ‘Confederation of Canada’ in 1867, creating peace between the British North American Colonies and the French Loyalists, ensuring the protection of the French Language and Culture.
Dominion Square, Place du Canada Park in the centre of the the City is a tribute to the Confederation of Canada and a United State. The monuments in the Park, depict varied Politicians that contributed to the Legislative Policy.
Prior to Confederation, many political and economic problems occurred in the industrialisation of the state and the negotiation of contracts ie: CPRail and CNRail.
Many study areas relating to the exploration of ‘culture and ethniticity’ are in progress in the local Universities and Museums in the ‘Peter McGill District’.
The McCord Museum, McGill and Concordia University’s and Museum of Fine Arts are of special interest.
The downtown are features pubs related to the varied cultures Irish and Scottish. While Studio Galleries offer venues of exploration of Inuit and Aboriginal Art, making this an exiting area to visit.
Montréal, Québec to Montréal, Québec
50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick 10 places
In 1990, the Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act came into effect after years of lobbying with the help of the National Trust for Canada. The act has granted over 150 railway stations federal legal protection across the country including the Duncan train station in Duncan, BC and the McAdam Railway Station in McAdam, New Brunswick.
Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories
Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 35 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
Halifax, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 9 places
The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration
The Hidden Black Cityscape
Saint Marys Parish to New Brunswick 15 places
Explore Fredericton’s early Black history. Often missing from the modern cityscape.