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Concerns over the proposed reform of the heritage law

Concerns over the proposed reform of the heritage law

News - November 25th, 2020

What should be improved in Bill 69, by which the Quebec government intends to review its heritage law? From the outset, the Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ) rejected the idea that additional control…

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Bill 69 on heritage: progress and decline

Bill 69 on heritage: progress and decline

News - November 16th, 2020

The untimely demolitions of buildings of heritage interest have revolted many citizens recently; images of gutted buildings have too often made headlines in the press and media. Last June, the Auditor…

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After decades, the bells of Saint-Roch church vibrate in chorus

After decades, the bells of Saint-Roch church vibrate in chorus

News - November 12th, 2020

At midday on Sunday, the eyes of passers-by on the Saint-Joseph street were riveted on the steeples of the Saint-Roch church. A true musical spectacle, the five church bells officially rung together for…

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Future of religious archives: time is running out

Future of religious archives: time is running out

News - November 2nd, 2020

quot;The archives are less visible than the churches", readily admits Simon Bissonnette, the general director of the Foundation archives and religious heritage of Greater Montreal. But the thousands…

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Nathalie Roy promises an end to

Nathalie Roy promises an end to "wild demolitions"

News - October 30th, 2020

Quebec promised an end to the "wild demolitions" of heritage buildings, many of which had been reduced to dust in recent years, and gave itself five years to carry out an inventory of buildings…

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Quebec risks losing its religious memory

Quebec risks losing its religious memory

News - October 29th, 2020

Specialists in religious archives say they are fed up with the reluctance to find solutions to a crisis that is taking on the appearance of a real catastrophe for knowledge of Quebec's history. What…

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The Cultural Heritage Law will be overhauled

The Cultural Heritage Law will be overhauled

News - October 26th, 2020

The Minister of Culture and Communications (MCC) will overhaul the Heritage Act. It must offer citizens more tools and modalities to prevent the waltz of serial destruction. On the eve of being tabled,…

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