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Bistro Piquillo

This restaurant has a very special place in my heart. We discovered it a few years ago when we were looking for a breakfast place in Verdun. 169 more words


Grimskunk at Verdun Art

Yesterday was the now annual event on Wellington street called Verdun Art organized by Nadia Gagnon of Maltehops. And it was nothing less than an awesome day of music on the street. 114 more words



The memorial museum at Verdun in Eastern France gives a striking impression of this central point of one of the key battles of WW1. Between 1916 and 1917 French and German generals rained down uncountable munitions on soldiers in a hell on earth, with multiple initiatives and counter-initiatives. 180 more words


One-room Schoolhouses in Alberta: where early public education began

The image of the one-room schoolhouse is recognizable to many communities across Alberta. Fortunately, there are a few of these structures still existing that help to illustrate the origins of public education in Alberta. 1,398 more words

Erin Hoar

New Beurling Academy crosswalk relieves many, but doubts still linger

It’s the first day of school for Grade 7 students at Beurling Academy in Montreal’s Verdun borough.

There is one difference: there are now two brand new crosswalks on Champlain Boulevard heading into the school. 251 more words


26/8/1917 French gains at Verdun

French troops have been attacking at Verdun, looking to recover ground seized by the Germans in the terrible battle last year. The fighting has been tough and the gains modest, but the French have recaptured… 86 more words

First World War

Fausse Piste

Après toutes ces années de recherches sur les origines de notre ancêtre Pierre Comeau, et cela sans résultats valables, on a toujours l’œil ouvert à toute nouvelle apparition. 509 more words