Nov 30, 2023
--November 30, 2023. QAHN's launch of our Special Edition of Quebec Heritage News magazine, featuring Dear Mrs. Millar: Soul Tending from the Townships to the Lower North Shore," by Yolande Allard, and translated by Julie Miller, took place at Uplands Heritage and Cultural Centre in Lennoxville.
Nov 02, 2023
A Statement from the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) (Sherbrooke, Qc., November 2, 2023)
Oct 22, 2023
--September 25, 2023. QAHN Directors Simon Jacobs (left) and Michèle Thibeau (right) visited Shannon this past weekend, where they presented the volunteer organizers of the renowned Shannon Irish Show with the coveted 2023 Richard Evans Award! Participants in the ceremony were delighted. Or as Deborah Kiley (second from left in this photo) put it, "thank you QAHN, and to you Simon & Michèle, for taking the time to come and present the Richard Evans award in Shannon! We were very honored to be recognized for this most prestigious award!"
Oct 22, 2023
Now available! Quebec Heritage News, Special Issue 2023! Subscribe today!
Jul 26, 2023
--July 26, 2023. The QAHN film crew (Heather Darch and Allison Kirkwood) is crisscrossing the Eastern Townships this week, interviewing special guests and collecting stories and footage for our next documentary series: "Raising Spirits: Exploring the cemeteries, crossroads and vanishing places of rural Quebec."
Jun 09, 2023
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Apr 17, 2023
QAHN’s Scandal Maker’s 3: The Seigneuress" The gravestone of Adelaide Gugy represents a much larger story about the wealthy Swiss Protestant Gugy family who settled in Trois-Rivières, QC., in the 18th century. The tale includes upper-class gentility, a scandalous love affair and slavery. Host Julie Miller recounts the stories of Barthélemy and Conrad Gugy, Elizabeth Wilkinson, and Rebecca and Peggy from St. James Cemetery, also known as the Old Protestant Cemetery, in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.
Apr 05, 2023
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Apr 03, 2023
--April 3, 2023. Annie Hyland, perhaps better known to many as Sister Saint-Patrice (1873-1939), chose a life of duty and service with the Grey Nuns in Nicolet in 1893. Serving as a music teacher and later a nurse at Saint Mary’s Residential School in Cardston, Alberta, located on the Blood Nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy, Annie’s story is connected to the shameful history and legacy of Canada’s residential school system. Host Julie Miller tells the poignant and difficult story about Annie Hyland from the Cimetière des Soeurs grises, in Nicolet, Quebec.