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Renowned Québecois Journalist Talk on French Canadian Exodus

  • 42 South Main Street
  • Woonsocket, RI 02895
  • Phone (401) 769-9675
  • Dates: March 18, 2020
  • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: Free

On Wednesday, March 18 at 7pm, the Museum of Work & Culture will welcome journalist Patrick White for “The Exodus of French Canadians to New England : the Story Behind the Story,” a free talk.

The talk will begin at 7pm, and will be preceded by a reception at 6:30pm. Refreshments will be served. Please register for the talk by emailing

White is a professor of journalism at the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM). He has also founded the Quebec edition of Huffington Post (HuffPost Québec) and managed it from 2011 to 2018. Prior to that, White was chief news editor of Canada’s largest news portal (; chief news editor at the Quebec City daily Le Journal de Québec; deputy chief news editor at The Canadian Press news agency, as well as Reuters correspondent for seven years and field producer for the CTV National News in Quebec City. He has a M.A. in political science from Laval University and a B.A. on communications (journalism) from Laval University.

The event is organized in collaboration with The Québec Delegation in Boston.