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The Executive Director of Pointe-à-Callière, Francine Lelièvre, has received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Humanities at the Université du Québec à Montréal. UQAM’s Rector, Claude Corbo, awarded the degree at the convocation ceremonies for five of his faculties on June 11.
Pointe-à-Callière presents, at the Grande-Place of the Complexe Desjardins, an adaptation of France, New France. Birth of a French people in North America, an exhibition that harks back to the historic days of the founding of the first French settlements in North America, and explores the nature of French colonization of the continent.
On May 30, $175,000 was raised through the support of guests, donors,
and sponsors at the 15th Builders Club of Montréal benefit evening.
Organized by the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation, this year’s event was
held in the Museum’s archaeological crypt, with Mr. Philippe Duval,
President and CEO of the SAQ, acting as Honorary Chair.
Ms. Collom, a language teacher at Camels Hump Middle School in Richmond, Vermont became the five millionth person to visit Pointe-à-Callière since it opened in 1992.
While quality wine of all kinds graces our modern-day tables, there is much for us to learn about it. This precious liquid has played an integral part in the history of human civilizations and helped shape some of the world’s leading societies. To Your Health, Caesar! Wine and the Gauls invites visitors to follow the “Wine Road” from the far-off origins of this marvellous beverage to the vineyards of Roman Gaul. It winds through the Middle East, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Gaul ... and all the way to Quebec.