Engine of Air Canada Flight 624 on runway 05 after Halifax crash.

AIR CANADA FLIGHT 624 CRASHES IN HALIFAX CANADA

TO VIEW MORE PHOTOS LINK TO;  https://www.flickr.com/photos/robertgalbraith/sets/72157651692365085/ Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, March 31, 2015—Air Canada Flight 624 Crash Landing—Early Sunday morning (March 29), Air Canada flight 624 (from Toronto) crash-landed … Read More →


This young boy had his leg blown-off by an anti-personel mine left over from the Soviet war era. Here  he is attended to in a Kabul hospital.

THE HUMAN COST OF DE-MINING AFGHANISTAN

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 … Read More →


Site of development where remnants of Hochelaga may lie under parking lot covering development site.

DEVELOPER IVANHOE-CAMBRIDGE DIDN’T LOOK FOR HOCHELAGA!

An Open Letter: Ivanhoe-Cambridge Didn’t Look For Hochelalga! Ivanhoe-Cambridge are resuming construction on a downtown skyscraper despite agreeing to a moratorium in order to look for remnants of an aboriginal … Read More →


Hockey kids Held Hostage By Montreal Blue Collar Workers – Again

“You Don’t Get Me I’m part of the Union!” (Song by the British group The Strawbs) As most of you know from my last hockey post, the outdoor season ended … Read More →


The father of Quebec archaeology,  Rene Levesque in the catacombs of the Basilica de Quebec, in 2005. Photo by Robert J. Galbraith.

THE SEARCH FOR THE REMAINS OF FRENCH EXPLORER SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN

THE SEARCH FOR THE REMAINS OF FRENCH EXPLORER SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN Story and photos by Robert J. Galbraith. 05/07/05 Quebec City archaeologist, René Lévesque believes he is on the verge … Read More →


, Monday, February 16, 2009.  Photo/Robert J. Galbraith

FOLLOWING THE TRACKS OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

The Underground Railroad in Philipsburg Quebec Story and Photos by Robert J. Galbraith 2009 Margaret Theodor holds a portrait of her great grandfather, Joseph St. Laurent and grandmother in Alburg, … Read More →


ARCHAEOLOGISTS DIG

THE ACCIDENTAL DISCOVERY OF NORTH AMERICA’S OLDEST FRENCH SETTLEMENT

By Robert J. Galbraith 2008. In October 2005, Quebec City archaeologist Yves Chretien, was conducting what he thought would be a routine archaeological survey on a bluff overlooking the St … Read More →


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Veteran Journalist Robert J. Galbraith Looking for Work in Conflict Zones

Now that I am in top shape from my addiction to outdoor shinny hockey, I am looking at avenues to get me overseas to cover events in Iraq or other … Read More →


Site of development where remnants of Hochelaga may lie under parking lot covering development site.

The Mystery of Hochelaga Indian Village

Construction Project Halted at Possible Site of Lost Indian Village of Hochelaga MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA—-In mid-February, 2015, preliminary excavation work was abruptly halted on a new, 27-storey, $200-million-dollar office complex, … Read More →


Beautiful Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia

Medford, Nova Scotia, October 6, 2014—These photos were taken during a photos cruise with friend Don McCabe. We visited Canning where we saw carrots spread on fields from a vegetable … Read More →