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La Chasse-Galerie: From Honore Beaugrand’s ‘La Chasse Galerie and Other Canadian Stories’ (1900)

La Chasse-Galerie From Honore Beaugrand’s ‘La Chasse Galerie and Other Canadian Stories’  (1900); With Annotations by Hammerson Peters Back to Honore Beaugrand's Classic French-Canadian Folktales.This narrative is founded on a popular superstition dating back to the days of the coureurs des bois [1], under the French regime, and perpetuated among the voyageurs[2]
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Honore Beaugrand’s Classic French-Canadian Folktales

Honore Beaugrand’s Classic French-Canadian Folktales Ever since the passing of the Official Languages Act in 1969, Canada has officially been a bilingual nation with two official languages: English and French. Today, most Canadian goods sold outside the province of Quebec have both French and English labels on their packaging; Canadian flight
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The Phenomenon of Lost Time in Canada

The Phenomenon of Lost Time in Canada I was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in the summer of 1992, and spent my first four years growing up in the so-called "Rain City". In those days, many American movie and TV production companies shot their films in Vancouver and Toronto instead of
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Famous Black Canadians: 10/10: George Bonga

Back to Famous Black Canadians George Bonga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGBfVRZ7wyIFor many people, the word “voyageur” may conjure up images of a rugged-looking French-Canadian, with a red cap on his head and a colourful sash around his waist, hauling a birch bark canoe over some portage trail through the forest. Others may picture a glarled
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The Cursed Lighthouse of Bird Rock

The Cursed Lighthouse of Bird Rock Every day, freighters passing through the Cabot Strait- the waterway between Newfoundland and Cape Breton, which separates the Gulf of St. Lawrence from the greater Atlantic Ocean- float by a bleak, windswept isle known as Rocher aux Oiseaux, or Bird Rock. This five-acre islet is
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Thunderbird- A Canadian Legend

Thunderbird A Canadian Legend On the eastern shore of Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, at a place known as Brockton Point, stands a cluster of ten totem poles carved and painted by First Nations artists. One of these carvings- a striking replica of a Kwakwaka'wakw longhouse post- stands in conspicuous prominence.