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Credits and Acknowledgements

This online exhibition was developed with the support of the Virtual Exhibits Investment Program, Virtual Museum of Canada. The Virtual Museum of Canada is managed by the Canadian Museum of History, with the financial support of the Government of Canada.

This site was produced by the Musée Laurier in partnership with Bienvenue-Multimédia.

Project Supervision

Richard Pedneault


Mélanie Dassylva


Linda Pinard


  • Mélanie Dassylva
  • Étienne Boisvert
  • Claudia Desruisseaux
  • Patrick-Olivier Meunier


Janet Brownlee

Pre-production and multimedia production

The Bienvenue-Multimé team

  • Luc Bienvenue
  • Jean-Philippe Bessette
  • Julie Munn


  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Le Musée Laurier

We would like to thank the following institutions and individuals for their important contributions

  • Library and Archives Canada
  • Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)
  • Archives of Ontario
  • Municipality of l'Avenir
  • Library of Congress
  • Production EBICO
  • Wikipedia


Copyright in this online exhibition belongs to the Musée Laurier. No part of this online exhibition may be stored, transmitted or otherwise reproduced in any form except for non-commercial study or research purposes with proper acknowledgement or citation of the copyright owner and the online exhibition.

Commercial use of any information or images obtained through this online exhibition is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the Musée Laurier.

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