Mon Vélo Raconte

In this presentation, Jean-Paul Guiard and Sergio Gutiérrez share how they created an event to celebrate the history and cultural vitality of their community.

Hosted by Canada’s History Society

March 5, 2019

This presentation is in French.

On August 26, 2017, Mon Vélo Raconte (My Bike Tells the Story) invited Montrealers to celebrate the history and creativity of the Montreal North borough. Using bikes as a means of communication and artistic expression, this event mobilized their community to come together.

This presentation was part of the Excellence in Community Programming and Museums Panel at the 11th Canada’s History Forum, Connecting Communities Through History, held on January 27, 2019.

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Sergio Gutiérrez is the founder of Artistes en arts visuels du Nord de Montréal. Jean-Paul Guiard is the president of la Société d’histoire et de généalogie de Montréal-Nord.

Governor General's History Awards Winner Mon Vélo Raconte is a recipient of the 2018 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming.

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