Capsule # 0-Y St. Alban

St. Alban  St. Alban is named after Alban de Verulamium, a 3rd century martyr, the first in Britain, beheaded for saving a priest from persecution. Saint-Alban is a municipality in the regional municipality of Portneuf County in Quebec (Canada), located in the administrative region of the National Capital The history (more…)

Capsule # 0-L Pont-Rouge

Both nestled at the foot of the Laurentian mountains and traversed by the winding course of the Jacques-Cartier River, Pont-Rouge quickly taken advantage of this force of nature to attract its first inhabitants around 1740. It was however founded over one hundred years later, in 1867. Pont-Rouge was formerly known (more…)

Capsule # 0-T Donnacona

 Contrary to the legend left by the class books, the Hurons and Iroquois were not living nomads scattered; they lived in fortified villages, that is, houses that could contain between seven and seventy families. Contrary to popular belief, Chef Donnacona (Domagaya), hence the origin of the name of the city, (more…)