Heritage. (Brancing Out).Several of our members attended the annual Montreal Highland Games on August 4. This year, the Games were held on the grounds of the Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School (PCHS) is a non-denominational, English speaking educational facility located in Montreal, (formerly Pierrefonds), Quebec, Canada with an enrolment of approximately 1,200 students, in grades 7 through 11. It operates within the Lester B. , on the "West Island" of Montreal.
Thursday, October 17 was the date for Heritage Branch's Charter Night Dinner, held in the Officer's Mess at the Black Watch (RER) Armoury, Montreal. Our Guest of Honour guest of honour
a famous or important person who is the most important guest at a dinner or other social occasion for the evening was Mr. Kevin O'Donnell, head of English Language School Services at Tele-Quebec, the Quebec provincial education television network. He is also Vice-President of the Hudson Historical Society and an adjunct Professor at McGill University's Faculty of Education. He presented an excellent Tele-Quebec film/documentary on the construction of Montreal's Victoria Bridge in the 1850s.
In November, our president, Mr. Robert Wilkins UE, C.M.H, and his wife Maura attended the Regional Meeting, Central East Region, of the UELAC at the Brockville Museum.
On December 12, in conjunction with the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem The name John of Jerusalem can refer to a number of people Monarchs
1. The common recreation area and dining room for the commissioned officers on a warship.
2. The commissioned officers on a warship. of H.M.C.S. Donnacona in Montreal. Once again, they kindly invited members of Heritage Branch to attend. The gifts were donated to hospitalized children at the Montreal Children's Hospital Montreal Children's Hospital is a pediatric health centre in Montreal and one of a few in Canada. It is affiliated with the McGill University Health Center.
Although it is much smaller than its Montreal counterpart, the Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine (144 .
Our Book Donation Program is still in operation. Since the Program started in 1996, we have been donating copies of our Branch's book entitled: The Loyalists of Quebec, 1774-1825, A Forgotten History, to interested archives and libraries, especially school libraries.
Heritage Branch is looking forward to promoting and celebrating the Loyalists in the Montreal Area again in 2003.