In continuity with the Passion & Histoire Saint-Boniface branding project we are launching for the year 2020 our Passion & Histoire Blog that will be written by the famous French blogger Kenza Zaoui from Cups of English Tea.
The home of Gabrielle Roy is a very important and recurring symbol in the Franco-Canadian author’s work. She lived there from her birth in 1909 to her departure for Europe in 1937. This house has been mentioned in many of her works, particularly in « Street of Riches » a series of stories inspired by the author’s childhood in St. Boniface. Completely restored like in 1918, the house is today a must-see public museum.
The jury had a tough choice to make on April 26 at the Fosse aux Lions competition. After deliberating for more than a half hour, the four judges finally selected Dominique Noël’s La Cabane Guest House as the big winner of the 7th edition of La Fosse aux Lions. She takes home $15,000 in prize money, free publicity, and a mentorship opportunity.