Remembering Wilbert Coffin: “The Prospector’s Last Letter” Sung By Claude Rehel

Today marks the sombre 60th anniversary of Wilbert Coffin's execution in 1956 at Bordeaux Prison in Montreal. Wilbert Coffin was a mining prospector in the Gaspé area who had served his country in the Second World War. In 1953 he was accused of killing three American hunters in the woods near Murdochville even though he … Continue reading Remembering Wilbert Coffin: “The Prospector’s Last Letter” Sung By Claude Rehel

Christmas Time’s A Comin’: Gaspesian Sounds From Last Weekend (Nov 28-29)

The past weekend was a busy and festive time around Gaspé and seemed to mark an unofficial start of the holiday season with a full-schedule of Christmas parties and community events. On Saturday, there was a dinner at the Mason's Lodge, a nighttime concert by Nash Stanley at the Legion, and a carol singing in Cap-aux-Os. … Continue reading Christmas Time’s A Comin’: Gaspesian Sounds From Last Weekend (Nov 28-29)