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Newsletter Volume 20, Number 3

Newsletter Volume 20, Number 3

News - December 12th, 2020

The Québec Religious Heritage Council his pleased to put its last Newsletter online. Enjoy!

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The Augustinians archives become part of the Canada Memory of the World Register

The Augustinians archives become part of the Canada Memory of the World Register

News - December 4th, 2020

On September 30, 2020, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO made public the listing of the Augustinian archives of the 12 monasteries-hospitals of Canada in the Canadian Memory of the World Register. This…

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Concerns over the proposed reform of the heritage law

Concerns over the proposed reform of the heritage law

News - November 25th, 2020

What should be improved in Bill 69, by which the Quebec government intends to review its heritage law? From the outset, the Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ) rejected the idea that additional control…

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Bill 69 on heritage: progress and decline

Bill 69 on heritage: progress and decline

News - November 16th, 2020

The untimely demolitions of buildings of heritage interest have revolted many citizens recently; images of gutted buildings have too often made headlines in the press and media. Last June, the Auditor…

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After decades, the bells of Saint-Roch church vibrate in chorus

After decades, the bells of Saint-Roch church vibrate in chorus

News - November 12th, 2020

At midday on Sunday, the eyes of passers-by on the Saint-Joseph street were riveted on the steeples of the Saint-Roch church. A true musical spectacle, the five church bells officially rung together for…

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Future of religious archives: time is running out

Future of religious archives: time is running out

News - November 2nd, 2020

"The archives are less visible than the churches", readily admits Simon Bissonnette, the general director of the Foundation archives and religious heritage of Greater Montreal. But the thousands…

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Nathalie Roy promises an end to

Nathalie Roy promises an end to "wild demolitions"

News - October 30th, 2020

Quebec promised an end to the "wild demolitions" of heritage buildings, many of which had been reduced to dust in recent years, and gave itself five years to carry out an inventory of buildings…

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