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Gabrielle Roy was a Canadian author, born in Saint Boniface. Gabrielle Roy was educated at Saint Joseph's Academy. After training as a teacher at The Winnipeg Normal School, she taught in rural schools in Marchand and Cardinal and was appointed to Provencher School in Saint Boniface.

As a young woman she travelled to Europe, but was forced to return to Canada in 1939 at the outbreak of World War II. She settled in Quebec to earn a living as a journalist while continuing to write novels.




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Year Built Heritage Status Date Material Floors/Square footage
1905 Municipal, 1982, grade III NA NA

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Residence Museum 375 rue Deschambault Unknown


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