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[PHOTO] Je me souviens, Papineau metro station, Montréal

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Montréal’s Papineau subway station is named after the nearby avenue Papineau which in turn is named after Joseph Papineau, an early politician known for his advocacy of the interests of the Canadiens under British rule. The murals in the station, by Jean Cartier and George Juhasz, all deal with the 1837 rebellion against British rule led by his son Louis-Joseph Papineau.

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Written by Randy McDonald

January 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm

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  1. […] walked early in the Sunday afternoon west from Papineau station to Berri-UQAM along rue Sainte-Catherine, the main artery of Montréal’s Gay Village. The […]


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