For more than 150 years, Francophones have helped shape the face of Ottawa. This exhibition brings to light significant events in this little known part of the capital’s history. Selected documents bear witness to the ambitions and achievements of Francophones in the capital, to their determination and daring.
Rallying for the procession to celebrate the Union Saint-Joseph du Canada’s 60th anniversary, in front of the head office, 325 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, May 31, 1925. Photo : J. A. Castonguay.
Source : University of Ottawa, CRCCF, Fonds Union du Canada (C20), Ph20-42.
Walking to demonstrate support for S.O.S. Montfort. Bernard Grandmaître appears in the second row, March 1997. Photo: Étienne Morin, Le Droit.
Source : University of Ottawa, CRCCF, Fonds Le Droit (C71), Ph92-13-160397montfort-4.