Sir John A. MacDonald Quotes

May 16, 2017

“Let us be English or let us be French, but above all let us be Canadian.” “A British subject I was born. A British subject I will die.” “Give me better wood and I will build a better cabinet.” “Anybody can support me when I am right. What I want is a man to support […]

Workshops on traditional songs from Scotland and Ireland.

March 11, 2017

Linda Morrison is pleased to announce that she will be giving two Sunday afternoon workshops on traditional songs from Scotland and Ireland. “Each workshop will feature different repertoire. We will learn traditional Scottish and Irish songs in English as well as in Gaelic – work songs, mouth music and, of course, love songs!“ Linda Morrison, […]

Introduction – DADGAD Guitar – Eric McDonald

February 7, 2017

DADGAD Workshop with Eric McDonald – 15 $ Registration Link: http://www.siamsa.org/news/workshop_feb2017.htm Wednesday evening – February 15 – 7:00PM – Marianopolis CEGEP Siamsa offers an opportunity for guitar players to get acquainted with DADGAD tuning, which is frequently used in Irish traditional music. Your teacher will be Eric McDonald. Eric has been a professional performer and […]

Cleaning Tips

December 4, 2016

Unclogging a drain Pour about half a cup of baking soda down the drain and then follow it up with a cup of vinegar. Once it stops foaming, wash it all down with some hot water. Remove sticky residues If you have sticky residues that refuse to come off your walls, saturate the area with […]

The world’s oldest plumber

October 4, 2016

The world’s oldest plumber is a 92-year-old man from Saskatchewan, and he has no plan to retire The 92-year-old owner and sole employee of Broadway Heating Ltd. was recognized by Guinness World Records this month as the world’s oldest plumber. “I know it so well that I don’t ever have to feel attacked by a problem. […]

House Concert with Arisaig Mist

August 8, 2016

Arisaig Mist is having a House Concert next Thursday evening, August 11, 2016 1263 Visitation, Montreal 7:30 PM Scottish music with lots of songs, Gaelic & French, Featuring Susan Palmer, Laurence Beaudy, Kenneth MacKenzie Wine and beer and snacks in the garden afterwards! – Voluntary contribution – ” Pass the Hat ” For more info […]

Happy Fathers Day!

June 18, 2016

We, at Scottish Voice, wish all fathers a very Happy Fathers Day/ FATHERS DAY Grace Golden Clayton was mourning the loss of her father when, on Dec 1907, a terrible Mining Disaster happened that killed 361 men, 250 of them fathers, leaving 1,000 fatherless children. Clayton suggested her pastor Robert Thomas Webb, honor all those […]

Festival Bloomsday Montreal 5th anniversary

June 4, 2016

Festival Bloomsday Montreal is a celebration of Irish-Montréal heritage, culture and literature. Celebrated worldwide, Bloomsday is a tribute to Thursday, June 16, 1904- a Dublin day in the life of Leopold Bloom as depicted in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses.  Music – Film – Readings – Walking Tours – Lectures Storytelling – Pub O the Day […]

The Battle of the Atlantic

May 8, 2016

The Battle of the Atlantic lasting from September 1939 to May 1945 was Canada’s longest military engagement of the Second World War. The battle began on September 3, 1939, west of Ireland, with the sinking of the passenger ship the SS Athenia bound for Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The SS Athenia had 1,400 passengers and crew […]

Anna Marie Jarvis-Mothers Day

May 8, 2016

Anna Marie Jarvis was born on May 1, 1864 in Webster, West Virginia She was the 10th of 13 children born to her parents. Anna a social activist was the founder of the Mothers Day Work Clubs. During the America Civil Waw she was a unifying force in her community. Anna was an active member […]

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