Théodore Baribeau (March 1, 1870 – December 31, 1937) was a Quebec politician. He served as the first mayor of Gatineau, Quebec from 1933 to 1937.
Quebec is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is bordered to the west by the province of Ontario and the bodies of water James Bay and Hudson Bay; to the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to the south by the province of New Brunswick and the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. It also shares maritime borders with Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. Quebec is Canada's largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division; only the territory of Nunavut is larger. It is historically and politically considered to be part of Central Canada.
The son of Louis Baribeau and Ezoire Dufresne,he was born in Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec and operated a general store at Lac-Sainte-Marie for many years. In 1906, he married Lucia Lacroix. On his retirement in 1929, he moved to what was then known as Gatineau Mills, a company town for Canadian International Paper. Baribeau retired from municipal politics due to poor health. He died at home in Gatineau at the age of 67.
Sainte-Geneviève was a municipality located on the Island of Montreal in southwestern Quebec, Canada. It is now part of the Borough of L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève in the City of Montreal, created on January 1, 2002.
A general merchant store is a rural or small town store that carries a general line of merchandise. It carries a broad selection of merchandise, sometimes in a small space, where people from the town and surrounding rural areas come to purchase all their general goods. The store carries routine stock and obtains special orders from warehouses. It differs from a convenience store or corner shop in that it will be the main shop for the community rather than a convenient supplement.
Lac-Sainte-Marie is a municipality in the La Vallée-de-la-Gatineau Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada, 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Gatineau. It is named after the adjacent lake.
His son Eloi later also served as Gatineau mayor.
Eloi Baribeau was a business owner and politician in Quebec. He served as mayor of Gatineau, Quebec from 1956 to 1957.
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The National Capital Region, also referred to as Canada's Capital Region and Ottawa–Gatineau, is an official federal designation for the Canadian capital of Ottawa, Ontario, the neighbouring city of Gatineau, Quebec, and surrounding urban and rural communities. The term National Capital Region is often used to describe the Ottawa–Gatineau metropolitan area, although the official boundaries of the NCR do not precisely correspond to the statistical metropolitan area.
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La Maison Simons, commonly known as Simons, is a fashion retailer in Canada, based in the province of Quebec. It is a family business currently operated by Richard and Peter Simons. The business was established in 1840 by the son of a Scottish immigrant to Quebec as a dry goods store. In the 1960s, the focus of the business changed to a department store, incorporating youth-oriented brands. Beginning in 1981, La Maison Simons began an expansion across Quebec. In 2012, the company expanded its business to the West Edmonton Mall in Alberta first, before opening up several more stores across Canada. The success of the location at the West Edmonton Mall led to the company being sought out as an key anchor tenant at malls across Canada. Primarily a privately held firm, La Maison Simons received outside investment for the first time in its history in 2018 when it sought to open a distribution centre in Quebec City.
The Chaudière or Kana:tso or Akikodjiwan Falls, are a set of cascades and waterfall in the centre of the Ottawa-Gatineau metropolitan area in Canada where the Ottawa River narrows between a rocky escarpment on both sides of the river. The location is just west of the Chaudière Bridge and Booth-Eddy streets corridor, northwest of the Canadian War Museum at LeBreton Flats and adjacent to the historic industrial E. B. Eddy complex. The islands surrounding the Chaudière Falls, counter-clockwise, are Chaudière Island, Albert Island, little Coffin Island was just south of Albert Island but is now submerged, Victoria Island and Amelia Island,, Philemon Island was originally called the Peninsular Village by the Wrights but became an island when the timber slide was built in 1829 it is now fused to south shore of City of Gatineau, and Russell Island, now submerged, was at the head of the Falls before the Ring dam was built. The falls are about 60 metres (200 ft) wide and drop 15 metres (49 ft). The area around the falls was once heavily industrialized, especially in the 19th century, driving growth of the surrounding cities.
Samuel "Sam" Bingham was the Mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada between 1897 and 1898.
E. A. "Eddy" Bourque was Mayor of Ottawa in 1949 and 1950.
Sylvain Simard is a politician and academic based in the Canadian province of Quebec. He represented Richelieu in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1994 to 2012, and was a cabinet minister in the governments of Lucien Bouchard and Bernard Landry. Simard is a member of the Parti Québécois (PQ).
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Connaught Park, later known as Hippodrome d'Aylmer, was a thoroughbred, steeplechase and harness racing track, later having a casino and live betting parlor, located in the Aylmer, Quebec district of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada from 1913 until 2009. It had two tracks: a one-mile dirt track used until 1954 for thoroughbred racing, and a half-mile dirt track, used for harness racing. Racing ended in 2008 after its ownership declared bankruptcy. The site was sold in 2009 for a housing development.
Arthur Lesieur Desaulniers was a merchant and political figure in Quebec. He represented Champlain in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1930 as a Liberal.
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John-R. Luck was mayor of Gatineau, Quebec from 1971 to 1975 and from 1975 to 1983 (city). He was elected as the city's first mayor after a major amalgamation and incorporation in 1975 of the communities of Pointe-Gatineau, Templeton, East Templeton, West Templeton, Cantley, and Touraine. In the same election, residents voted in a referendum for the name of the new city to be le Ville de Gatineau. He is a former employee of the Canadian International Paper Company, where he worked for 30 years. He also served on Gatineau City Council from 1962 to 1971. He was defeated by Gaétan Cousineau in 1983 for re-election.
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