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Lachine Canal National Historic Site

Your Memories of the Lachine Canal Revealed




Living at the Canal

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Large numbers of taverns
Élise Boucher, local resident

Local residents of the Lachine Canal as well as former workers of the industries along the Lachine Canal are invited to share their memories of the Canal, the neighborhood or their work in the industries. This initiative presents a series of excerpts from interviews as part of a partnership between Parks Canada’s Lachine Canal National Historic Site and the Center for Oral History and digital Storytelling from the Concordia University’ History Department.

Sense of belonging
Social barrier
Sound and sirens
Taverns