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Quebec Art Treasures Rescued

Building owner Edouard Elkaim, along with Montreal firefighters and neighbours, formed a human chain to rescue valuable Canadian paintings from a downtown building that was on fire.

For hours in the freezing cold, they moved artworks by such well-known Quebec artists as Jean-Paul Riopelle, Marc-Aurèle Fortin, and Jean-Paul Lemieux to safety.


Radio Noon host Bernard St-Laurent spoke with Elkaim and one of his fellow rescuers. 

 

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