Jean Talon

Intendent of New France Jean Talon

Jean Talon, Comte d'Orsainville was the first Intendant of New France after Louis Robert (who was Intendant from 1663 to 1665 but never came to New France). Talon was appointed by King Louis XIV and his minister, Jean-Baptiste Colbert to serve as the Intendant of Justice, Public Order and Finances in Canada, Acadia and Newfoundland for two terms: 1665 to 1668 and 1669 to 1672.
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Letter of the day: Transformed by a summer spent rediscovering Montreal - Montreal Gazette
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English and French, pures laines and new immigrants, rich and poor, young and old are represented throughout the city's many inclusive cultural icons, such as la Grande Bibliothèque, the Jean Talon Market, the Quartier des Spectacles, the Canadian
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Additional Que. mammography tests to be re-screened - Vancouver Sun
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Two doctors on the investigation panel recommended adding the new scans after reviewing the first batch of 18000 X-rays, mostly mammograms, done at Radiologie Fabreville in Laval, and at Radiologie Jean-Talon Belanger and Radiologie Domus Medica in
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Côte des Neiges en fête - The Suburban
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11, from noon to 5 pm Two square kilometres of Côte des Neiges Road, from Queen Mary to Jean Talon, will be blocked off, and the event will coincide with the CDN sidewalk sale, which will take place from Sept. 8 to 11. The scheduled events include an
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Minister inspecting hospitals himself - Montreal Gazette
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The hospitals - Notre Dame, Lakeshore, Jean Talon, Sacré Coeur and Jewish General - can expect a visit in the coming months. The visits happen with little advance notice and are not open to the media, press attaché Natacha Joncas-Boudreau explained
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DEATHS - Montreal Gazette
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Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, August 16 at 12 noon. Burial at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 Ch. de la Fort. Shiva to be announced. Published in the Montreal Gazette on 8/16/2011 BARITEAU,
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Elderly woman in hospital after car slams into bus shelter - CTV.ca
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A 79-year-old woman is in critical condition after being struck by a car while waiting in a bus shelter on the corner Jean-Talon and Lacordaire.(Aphrodite Salas) MONTREAL — A 79-year-old woman is in critical condition after being struck by a car while
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Beer, burgers and beyond - Montreal Gazette
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If there is one thing that has been missing from Jean Talon Market (besides a little more accountability with regard to the source of some of its produce), it is somewhere to drink
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Saint-Leonard: Across Jean-Talon Street East - Hour.ca
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"The residents already know the shops and restaurants, but we have a lot to satisfy all Montrealers," explains Société de Développement Commercial de la rue Jean-Talon à St-Léonard (SDC Jean-Talon) executive director Jérôme Maurice
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Montreal Italian Week begins Friday - Montreal Gazette
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A retrospective of Italian cinema at the Casa d'Italia, 505 Jean Talon St. E., Friday to Aug. 13 at 7:30 pm (514-271-2524); The one-man show Cu'Fu?, starring Charly Chiarelli, at the Casa d'Italia, Aug. 11 and 12 at 7:30 pm; Juno award-winning singer
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Today takes on Montreal - canadiens.com
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... look for the best bagels Montreal has to offer, go for a stroll through the Jean Talon Market, sample some poutine, tour the suite where John Lennon and Yoko Ono stayed at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel and take in the view from the top of Mount Royal
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U2 ready to rock, city ready to tow - CTV.ca
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MONTREAL — U2 fans from far and wide spent Friday streaming into the area around Jean Talon and Decarie and the transportation challenge is being taken seriously by authorities. Evenko has added extra seats to deal with demand but around 2000
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U2 ready to rock racetrack - CTV.ca
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MONTREAL — Seats are in place, lights ready to be flicked on and turnstiles poised to rotate for 160000 U2 fans Friday and Saturday nights at the former Blue Bonnets racetrack at Decarie and Jean Talon. A 47-metre high (150-foot) contraption called
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Chefs come to markets near you - Montreal Gazette
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It's the fourth year that both Jean Talon and Atwater markets will offer this free service from 10 am to 4 pm Chef Nicole-Anne Gagnon will again be in charge of a team of chefs. The chefs at Jean Talon Market will be stationed near the Première Moisson
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Man struck by taxi in Villeray - Montreal Gazette
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According to Montreal police Constable Daniel Lacoursière, the man was attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Jean Talon and d'Iberville Sts. about 12:10 am when he stumbled in the roadway. According to witnesses, the man appeared to be
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Strike culinary gold in Montreal - Ottawa Citizen
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Their first was Kitchen Galerie, near the Jean Talon Market. It opened in 2007 and became an instant favourite - it's imbued with a dinner-party vibe, where the hosts just happen to be gifted chefs. I ate at KG shortly after Cloutier, with St-Denis
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Oct. 2004: Armed with knife, man shot by police - Montreal Gazette
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A knife-wielding 42-year-old man was in stable condition in a hospital after being shot by Montreal police inside a Jean Talon St. cafe-bar on Saturday. When police arrived, the man sought refuge inside the Veroli cafe-bar on Jean Talon E.,
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Won't be easy getting to the U2 shows this summer - CJAD
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The MTC will have some 200 extra buses running to and from the site, metro service at the Namur, Jean-Talon and de la Savane stations will run every four minutes and there will be shuttle service to and from the West Island
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1694
    Age 67
    After a time, he became premier valet de la garde-robe du roi (first valet of the king’s wardrobe). Finally, he attained the coveted office of secretary of the king’s cabinet. Jean Talon died on November 24, 1694, at the age of sixty-eight.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1672
    Age 45
    Jean Talon left Canada in November 1672.
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  • 1670
    Age 43
    During his second term as the intendant of new France, he focused on external affairs of the colony. He wanted to extend French influence to the north, south and west. On October 10, 1670, he wrote to the king: "Since my arrival, I have sent resolute men to explore farther than has ever been done in Canada, some to the west, and north-west, others to the south-west and south."
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  • 1669
    Age 42
    On May 10, 1669, the king signed Talon’s new commission to return to Canada.
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  • 1668
    Age 41
    Talon left Quebec in November 1668.
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  • 1667
    Age 40
    In 1667, the Sovereign Council inspired by Talon discussed the formation of a company of Canadians to secure the exclusive privilege of trading.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1665
    Age 38
    During the years 1665-68, 6000 livres were used to support the marriage of young gentlewomen without means, and another 6000 livres for settlement and marriage of four captains, three lieutenants, five ensigns and a few minor officers.
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    Now that peace was restored, Talon could carry out his works of colonization. In 1665, he had taken back the land granted to the Jesuits to establish about forty dwellings in preparation for new settlers, who would arrive the following year.
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    Talon's commission is dated March 23, 1665.
  • 1663
    Age 36
    Louis and his minister decided in 1663 to give New France a new constitution.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1626
    Born
    He was baptized on August 1, 1626.
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