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Jun 20

150th Canada anniversary

In the mid-19th century, British North America was a patchwork of colonial lands that included two colonies on the Pacific coast, the North-Western Territory and Rupert’s Land, the Province of Canada (previously Lower and Upper Canada), the colony of Newfoundland and the Maritime provinces of Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Each province …

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Oct 24

The Barn Dance – a spooky Halloween story

The Barn Dance – a spooky Halloween story   As I drove down the seemingly endless dark road, I cursed my friends. “A quaint little barn in the middle of nowhere,” they said. Well they got that right, there was not one blessed sign of civilization anywhere to be seen. Just then, I caught a …

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Sep 16


Les Bucherons, specializing in cultural preservation, has been running exceptional live programming in schools for over 30 years. We know you understand the value of quality education and we are honoured to share our upcoming plans.   Our company founder, Gilbert Parent is turning 60 this year and has been on the road for a …

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Apr 19

Springbank Highschool Folk Dancing

  The students at Springbank Highschool in Calgary today were fantastic, best bunch of French Singers I’ve ever heard in a high school.

May 03


December Newslettre :

May 03


Ingredients 1 quart vegetable oil(for frying) shopping list 1(10 1/4ounce)can beef gravy shopping list 5 medium potatoes, cut into fries shopping list 2 cups cheese curds shopping list How to make it Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep heavy skillet to 365°F (185°C). Warm gravy in saucepan or microwave. Place the fries into …

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May 03


Our day with Les Bucherons was wonderful.  All the classes really enjoyed their workshops and the School-wide show was excellent.  I was very impressed by how the Grade 3 and 5 classes learned the line dance and circle dances in such a short amount of time. One Grade 5 student told me he thought participating …

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May 03

Le grand fleuve du langage coule en nous

Le grand fleuve du langage coule en nous et nous coulons en lui. Il nous lie à des origines, il nous donnes force et profondeur, il nous mène vers des immensités. Au bord de ce fleuve, en un territoire précis d’Amerique, sous des vents de concurrence, nous nous sommes reconnus dans le projet d’évenement la …

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Jan 26

Mon Pays – My Country by Gilles Vigneault

Mon pays ce n’est pas un pays, c’est l’hiver Mon jardin ce n’est pas un jardin, c’est la plaine Mon chemin ce n’est pas un chemin, c’est la neige Mon pays ce n’est pas un pays, c’est l’hiver Dans la blanche cérémonie où la neige au vent se marie Dans ce pays de poudrerie mon …

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Sep 09

The Voyageur Code

The Voyageur Code 1. Keep alert to what’s ahead 2. Respond to changing currents 3.Trust your crew 4. Look out for each other 5. Follow directions 6. Ask for help 7. Keep your word 8. Stay focused 9. Commit to the journey 10. Explore the unknown 11. Expect adversity 12. Persevere