Robert J. Galbraith

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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 story of how one man’s perseverance and adaptability has taken… Continue Reading →

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 summer, drivers passing through the outskirts of the tiny Laurentian… 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 of Quebec has become ground zero in the spread of… Continue Reading →

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 in the millions, there were barely 100,000 of them left… Continue Reading →

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 and moaning in agony, his shrapnel-riddled body lies draped across… Continue Reading →

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 recruits, are being indoctrinated by the Canadian Armed forces in… Continue Reading →

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

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 their breakfast tables, drinking their morning coffee and kissing their… Continue Reading →

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 a large drooping canvas pouch strapped to his waist. Looking… Continue Reading →

Saving Montreal’s 273-Year-Old Hurtubise House 11/08/10

Preserving Westmount’s 273-Year-Old Hurtubise House By Robert J. Galbraith for the Montreal Gazette 11/08/10 One of the Island of Montreal’s few remaining and finest examples of early 18th century; French-Canadian style architecture, is being painstakingly preserved as a teaching beacon… Continue Reading →

Filling the Bellies of the Whales of the St Lawrence

By Robert J. Galbraith for the Toronto Star 10/08/10 Two-hundred kilometres east of Quebec City, along the North Shore of the St Lawrence River, lies some of the most magnificent scenery to be found in North America. This region is… Continue Reading →

1912 Titanic Disaster Claims Three Westmount Quebec Citizens

1912 Titanic Disaster Claims Three Westmount Quebec Citizens  By Robert J. Galbraith for the Westmount Independent  It was heralded as the ‘ship of dreams,’ but for three members of the Allison family of Westmount, it would turn out to be… Continue Reading →

Granby Zoo Quebec Veterinarian Walks on the Wild Side

By Robert J. Galbraith for The Montreal Gazette See photo gallery on this story Granby, Quebec—-When Marie-Josée Limoges was seven years old, she had different interests from most little girls her age. Now, as the head veterinarian at the Granby… Continue Reading →

Log Cabins of Missisquoi County

The Log Cabins of Missisquoi County ‘Against All Odds’ Special to the Montreal Gazette by Robert J. Galbraith, August 2013 In August 2012, Nadja Maria Daveluy and her husband, Francois Vincent began peeling the siding off of their recently-purchased farmhouse… Continue Reading →

For the Love of Lacrosse

FOR THE LOVE OF LACROSSE QUEBEC JUNIOR LEAGUE MOST VIOLENT ON CONTINENT Special to the Gazette by Robert J. Galbraith The coach of a Montreal junior league lacrosse team has pulled his players out of the championship final series due… Continue Reading →

Pigeon Hill Community Organic Garlic Harvest

Pigeon Hill Community Organic Garlic Harvest By Robert J. Galbraith Special to The Gazette There was a time, in the so-called ‘good old days,’ when being a farmer was very different from what it is today. Back then, when a… Continue Reading →

LYME DISEASE IN QUEBEC – A TICKING TIMEBOMB

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

The Sweet Sound of Success Resounds – Ayotte Drums Rises From Ashes

The Sweet Sound of Success Resounds – Ayotte Drums Rises From Ashes By Robert J. Galbraith for the Montreal Gazette In 1982, Ray Ayotte founded Ayotte Drums Inc. in Vancouver, British Columbia. By the late 1980’s and early1990’s, Ayotte had… Continue Reading →

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Vultures Dine Out

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Vultures Take Up Residence on Montreal’s Skyscrapers By Robert J. Galbraith Montreal Gazette Last May, Montreal resident Stephen Thompson, had just settled down to eat lunch with his colleagues in the tenth floor lunch room… Continue Reading →

A New England Veterinarian In Afghanistan

A New England Veterinarian In Afghanistan (By: Robert J. Galbraith/Kabul, Afghanistan) 21/11/06 Living in Afghanistan is like riding in novelist HG Wells’ Time Machine. It is a country where the 21st century AD, and the 21st century BC are just… Continue Reading →

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