Robert J. Galbraith

Photo-Journalist

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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 →

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 neighbouring conflict sites; but the first choice would be the… Continue Reading →

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, located in the heart of downtown Montreal. This followed media… Continue Reading →

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 processing facility, bald eagles also nearby, daisies, Port Williams tidal… Continue Reading →

Montreal Cabot Square Inuit Homeless Survive on the Street

Op-Ed for the Westmount Independent, with photos by Robert J. Galbraith, 06/08/14 Legend has it that when Italian, Giovanni Caboto discovered the Grand Banks of Canada in 1497, the crew dropped wooden buckets over the edge of the ship and… Continue Reading →

The Secret Life of Arctic Whales Unveiled

The Secret Life of Arctic Whales – Extensive Aerial Survey to Count Their Numbers and Distribution  By Robert J. Galbraith for the Montreal Gazette, April 2014    The whale watching season that gets under way next month along Quebec’s North… Continue Reading →

Conservatives to Allow Japanese Whaling Ships Into B.C. Waters

By Robert J. Galbraith April 23, 2014 Rumors are swirling amongst world environmental organizations that Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper has recently spoken with Japanese whale industry representatives about the possibility of them conducting a research program in British Columbia’s… Continue Reading →

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 of North America resembled a shallow, warm, tropical sea. There… Continue Reading →

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