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Courage & Hope

Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998. © Valérie LeblancValérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998
The sculpture consists of a golden ladder set against a glass wall. At the base of the ladder are the names of the fourteen women who died in the École Polytechnique tragedy. Carved on the glass are d [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
LeBlanc, Valérie
Installation year: 
1998

Echoes of grace

Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002
On the photographs are two different sets of text, separated into the left side and the right side on each panel. The two sides are meant to show the different kinds of history that a place can have — [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
2001

Five Monument

Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999
The sculpture shows five key women in Canadian history, celebrating an important legal victory in characteristic poses. An empty chair adds an interactive feature to the monument, inviting passers-b [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Paterson, Barbara
Installation year: 
1999

Frost Memorial Sculpture

Karen Huska, Frost Memorial Sculpture, 2004Karen Huska, Frost Memorial Sculpture, 2004
Table and chairs. Text is engraved in the table and, in the middle, a representation of the Earth is inserted. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Huska, Karen
Installation year: 
2004

Kristallnacht (Nuit de cristal)

Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003
The artwork is shaped as a frieze panel and installed along three of the lobby's walls. The black frieze panel is pierced with words in French, English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The cut-out first layer ope [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
2003

L’Île des Commencements

Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995
The artwork consists of a granite bench, 26 slabs embedded in the ground and 4 small bronze pieces grafted to the Maison des Éclusiers. The bench reproduce the shape of Ilot Normandin, a small island [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Racine, Rober
Installation year: 
1995

Monument to Honoré Mercier

 Paul Chevré, Monument to Honoré Mercier, 1912
Honoré Mercier was Prime Minister of Quebec from 1887 to 1892 and this bronze statue shows him as a tribune. Two high-reliefs adorn the monument: a woman holding a flag, a symbol of patriotism, and pe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chevré, Paul
Installation year: 
1912

Monument to Jean Lesage

Annick Bourgeau, Monument to Jean Lesage, 2000
Artwork creator(s): 
Bourgeau, Annick
Installation year: 
2000

Monument to Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine

Henri Hébert, Monument to Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Artwork creator(s): 
Hébert, Henri
Installation year: 
1921

Monument to Louis-Joseph Papineau

Suzanne Gravel & Yvon Milliard, Monument to Louis-Joseph Papineau, 2002
Artwork creator(s): 
Gravel, Suzanne; Milliard, Yvon
Installation year: 
2002

Monument to René Lévesque

Fabien Pagé, Monument to René Lévesque, 2001
Artwork creator(s): 
Pagé, Fabien
Installation year: 
1999

Monument to Robert Bourassa

Jules Lasalle, Monument to Robert Bourassa, 2006
Artwork creator(s): 
Lasalle, Jules
Installation year: 
2006

North is Freedom

Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007
A kid stands on the roof of the Halifax North Memorial Public Library, on Gottingen Street, and watches as a young woman helps a young man climb to the top of a 20-foot-high steel monolith, play out i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bamford, Stephen
Installation year: 
2007

Nous sommes un peuple

Luc Archambault, Nous sommes un peuple, 2000. © Josianne GervaisLuc Archambault, Nous sommes un peuple, 2000. © Josianne GervaisLuc Archambault, Nous sommes un peuple, 2000. © Josianne GervaisLuc Archambault, Nous sommes un peuple, 2000. © Josianne Gervais
The work consists of a low relief that evokes the original purpose of the Institut Canadien, 2 bronze sculptures and of five brass plates that evoke its history. The text is engraved on the wall [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Archambault, Luc
Installation year: 
2000