Robert J. Galbraith

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March 2015

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 that remain still take a deadly toll on innocent civilians… Continue Reading →

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 settlement on the site. They based their about-face on the… Continue Reading →

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 last Sunday at the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation Bleu Blanc… Continue Reading →

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 of finding the lost burial crypt of Samuel de Champlain… Continue Reading →

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, Vermont, USA. The old Methodist Church stands on a grassy… Continue Reading →

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 Lawrence River. But what he found on that cool October… Continue Reading →

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