Some 150 activists, past and present, and those who support their work, dined at the St. James Club on Union St. to pay tribute to the leadership, selfless dedication, and achievements of James Hughes, Eric Maldoff, and Marjorie Sharp.
Articles written by: Irwin Block
The Parti Québécois win in the Nov. 15, 1976 provincial election sent shockwaves through Quebec society, and a new generation of Anglophone leaders began to emerge.
Anne Lagacé Dowson arrived in Montreal with an M.A. in hand, some experience at CBC radio in Ottawa, and a bicultural background, and settled in a modest apartment.
“There’s a discomfort around the October Crisis. People were killed, people got hurt, people got abducted.”
Norman Marshall Villeneuve is back in town, and the party’s on.
Irwin Tauben’s parents were among the fortunate few – Polish Jews who endured sub-human conditions in labour and concentration camps to survive the Holocaust. They rarely talked about the past as they rebuilt their shattered lives.