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The Gaspé: June 2013 Archives

Part 1: Gaspé Wharves

St-Georges-de-Malbaie.JPGFishermen and mayors in the Gaspé say many wharves in the region have been neglected for years and are rundown.

They are worried the wharves will be condemned, hurting the towns' economy and community.

Quebec's Travelling Journalist Marika Wheeler brings us Part 1 of a three part series on wharves in the Gaspé.

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Vernacular Architecture Forum shines spotlight on Gaspe

portiqueLeGros.jpgFor the first time ever, a group of architecture buffs and academics are heading to the Gaspé region for an international conference that is open to the public. It's being organized by the Vernacular Architecture Forum, an organization based in the United States.   

About 125 people are spending a good part of the week touring the Gaspé and learning about the architecture that's typical of the region. 

Tania Martin is the Laval University professor who pushed to hold the forum in our part of the world, and joined us on the line from Gaspé. 
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