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Identification Number: 50-C19-1963-309
Theme(s): Transport and Communications, Sports and Recreation, Portage, Youth
Folder Title: Scouts: Commando
Date: August 1963

Description: Commando Scouts from the Collège des Eudistes, in Rosemont(Montréal), arrive in Edmundston following a 110-mile canoeing expedition from Saint-Pamphile to Edmundston. The Reverend Father Armand Chouinard, C.J.M., a Saint-Louis graduate, group chaplan, shakes the hand of Reverend Father Jean-Rock St-Laurent of Collège Saint-Louis. Holding the paddle is Michel Toussignant, A.C.C., head of the expedition. The group is made up of Serge Bélisle, Pierre Paul Sauvageau, René Lavoie, Jacques Paquin, Jean-Guy Patenaude, Michel Perreault, Yvon Mallette, Yves Hébert and Pierre Allard, C.J.M.

Subjects: New Brunswick, Scouting (Youth activity), Boy Scouts, Rovers (Boy Scouts), Outdoor recreation, Aquatic sports, Canoe racing, Canoes and canoeing, Rowing, Rivers, Saint John River, Madawaska (County), Edmundston
Creator: Studio Laporte
Collaborator(s): Le Madawaska, 5 September 1963
Source: Cdem Studio Laporte Funds
Université de Moncton campus d'Edmundston Société Historique du Madawaska Ville d'Edmundston Patrimoine Canadien