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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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