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Saint-Elie-de-Caxton gathering

Under a sunny sky, last June 12th , we held our annual gathering in St-Élie de Caxton, famous for its ‘’Legends’’ described by Fred Pellerin. In the morning we had a guided tour of the various points of interest that we later discovered walking around the village. After our general assembly, we had time to…
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2017’s Gathering at the Maison St-Gabriel

To highlight Montreal’s 375 th anniversary, we visited the « Maison St-Gabriel » next to the land where our ancestors André and Jean lived. 46 participants from the provinces of Québec and Ontario as well as the USA visited the beautiful farmhouse, dating back to 1668, from the basement to the attic as well as outbuildings. The…
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Enhancement project for our patronym

This spring, we invited our Facebook friends to spot signs bearing the Demers name, to take pictures of these and send them to us to create an album. In celebration of its 375 th Anniversary, two Montreal alleys were honored. One in particular held our attention; Demers Street in the Plateau Mont-Royal district of Montreal…
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May 17th 2017

Our ancestors were present in Montreal shortly after its founding and I have a great sense of belonging to this city therefore I wanted to be part of the celebrations. The message placed on our various medias was answered by 10 persons who joined us for the ceremonies at Place d’Armes, the picnic in the…
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