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Fossils in the Greystones – Westmount’s Half-Billion-Years of History

Half-a-billion-years ago, the area of the future City of Westmount lay under an ocean. In fact, at the time, most of the world was under water, and the overall landscape … Continue Reading →


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Quebec Economy Killing Small Business

Quebec Manufacturer Not Feeling the Love in His Home Province/ Story and Photos by Robert J. Galbraith, March 2014 The success of Raymond Kyling’s, Quebec-based, hydraulic press company is the … Continue Reading →


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Canadian Olympic Freestyle Skier Alexandre Bilodeau – On Top of the World

Canadian Olympic Freestyle Skier Alexandre Bilodeau – On Top of the World By Robert J. Galbraith – Special to the Montreal Gazette, August 2009 On any number of occasions this … Continue Reading →


Lyme Disease in Canada

LYME DISEASE IN QUEBEC – A TICKING TIME BOMB? For The Gazette by Robert J. Galbraith Montreal-Quebec’s leading authority in the science of tick biology says that the southern part … Continue Reading →


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The Trouble With Beavers

The Trouble With Beaver By Robert J. Galbraith for the Montreal Gazette, May 2010 Montreal – A century ago, the Canadian beaver was on the verge of extinction. Once numbering … Continue Reading →


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Cluster Bombs Used in Iraq – Deadly Rain Claims Children Victims

CLUSTER BOMBS – DEADLY RAIN Special to the Montreal Gazette by Robert J. Galbraith 2008 Five-year-old cluster bomb victim, Ali Mustapha Ghaleb is rushed to a Baghdad hospital. Barely alive … Continue Reading →


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Canadian Troops Train Afghan Recruits

Canadian Troops Train Afghanistan Army Recruits By Robert J. Galbraith in Kabul, Afghanistan for the Toronto Star 09/16/05 In the mountainous region 5 miles of east Kabul, 450 Afghani Army … Continue Reading →


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De-Mining Afghanistan and the Toll on Children

THE HUMAN COST OF DE-MINING AFGHANISTAN By Robert J. Galbraith for the Montreal Gazette 10/10/07 Since 1989, sixty percent of Afghanistan had been cleared of landmines, but those mines that … Continue Reading →


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Dedicated Canadian Worker Sacrifices Much In Afghanistan – To Build A Better World

A Dedicated Canadian Worker Sacrifices Much In Afghanistan – To Build A Better World By Robert J. Galbraith for the Toronto Star 09/30/05 While most Canadians are sitting back at … Continue Reading →


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Christian Barthomeuf Ice Cider Pioneer in Quebec

Christian Barthomeuf Ice Cider Pioneer Story and Photos by Robert J. Galbraith November 2010 FRELIGHSBURG, Quebec – Christian Barthomeuf trudges through the freshly fallen snow of his Frelighsburg orchard with … Continue Reading →