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Explosions à LaSalle

S 16080mz 1Speaker: Denis Gravel2019 03 21DenisGravel ExplosionCoinBergevinEtJean Milot
When: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Centennial Hall,
             288 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield, H9W 4A4

Lecture in French, followed by a bilingual question period

Denis Gravel will describe the explosions in LaSalle in 1956, 1965 and 1966 (Monsanto): causes, consequences, context of the time, etc. and more specifically the explosion of March 1, 1965 which had caused 28 deaths due to a natural gas leak.

Denis Gravel is an historian. As writer or co-author, he has been involved in the research and writing of about forty books or research reports. His specialty is the history of the municipalities whether they are rural or urban. Architectural heritage and Quebec society complement his main areas of interest.