Tag Archives: St. Lawrence

Les Îles de la Madeleine

Situated in the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is a small group of islands, Les Îles de la Madeleine, known in English … Continue reading

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Magdalen Islands #1: Culture and cuisine

An introduction to the history, culture and cuisine of Les Îles de la Madeleine, a relatively unknown group of islands belonging to Quebec and … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 15: Aftermath — Building the Rideau Canal

Although the War of 1812 is over there is still concern that the Americans might invade again and the British remain vulnerable to attack … Continue reading

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