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This exhibition from affiliate Joyce Pillarella is presented at Montreal City Hall (Hall of Honour) until August 14. It tells the story of internment of Italian immigrants in Canada starting in 1940. Following the enactment of the War Measures Act, about 600 Italian Canadians were sent to internment camps, particularly in Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Our Fall 2013 Programme is now available.

You can find the schedule of workshops, seminars, round tables, and other presentations in the News & Events section.

Launched in June 2013, Canal is an audiowalk that takes listeners from the Atwater Market to the Saint Gabriel Lock. Over the course of the walk, memories of residents and workers from the area guide the listener through history. Childhood memories, bridge rides, manufactures and workers' struggles, intercultural relations, community organizing, conversions of old industrial buildings... Canal is a trip through time and space that is sure to make you see this famous navigational route in a whole new light.

In addition to COHDS’ new official website, we are pleased to announce the launch of a second website: Post/Industrial Montreal. It includes all past and current projects led by COHDS or its affiliates that are related to the post-industrial era in Montreal. You will find resources, information on many projects, as well as free downloadable audio walks and excerpts from interviews.

We have some great news to share with the COHDS community. A number of our student affiliates recently defended their MA and PhD theses on oral history. These include the following (all of these are/or will soon be available online via Concordia's Spectrum platform):

We are pleased to welcome you to this brand new website to launch the 2013-2014 academic year. It was put together through the hard work of several employees, interns and volunteers and we thank all those who participated in its design.



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