Ontario's Historical Plaques 


Discover Ontario's history as told through its plaques


2004 - Now in our 13th Year - 2017


 To see what's new on this site, you can visit the Home Page 


Looking at this page on a smartphone?
For best viewing, hold your phone
in Landscape mode (Horizontal)



Marie-Rose Turcot 1887-1977

Marie-Rose Turcot 1887-1977

Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted June, 2006

Marie-Rose Turcot 1887-1977

Photo from Google Street View ©2010 Google - Posted December, 2010

Plaque Location

The City of Ottawa
On the north side of Rideau Street
between Nelson Street and Friel Street
in front of the Rideau Branch of the Ottawa Public Library


Coordinates: N 45 25.793 W 75 40.975

Map

Plaque Text

Born in Laurierville, Quebec, Marie-Rose Turcot moved to Ottawa around the age of 20 to work in the civil service. Later, working as a journalist, Marie-Rose Turcot published in the daily newspaper Le Droit, as well as in several other weekly and daily publications in Ottawa and Montreal, sometimes using the pseudonym Constance Bayard. She also worked in broadcast journalism for the French radio station CKCH in Hull, Quebec. Turcot was the author of a novel, several collections of short stories, and poems, and was a pioneer in collecting and publishing Franco-Ontarian folk tales. She was active in a number of French- Canadian cultural organizations in Ottawa, including Le Caveau, as well as in professional associations. She lived in Ottawa for most of her life, and died in Orléans.

More
Arts

More
Ottawa Plaques




Here are the visitors' comments for this page.

(none yet)




Here's where you can sent me a comment for this page.

Note: Your email address will be posted at the end of your comment so others can respond to you unless you request otherwise.

Note: Comments are moderated. Yours will appear on this page within 24 hours (usually much sooner).

Note: As soon as I have posted your comment, a reply to your email will be sent informing you.

To send me your comment, click alanlangfordbrown@gmail.com.

Thanks
Alan L Brown
Webmaster

Note: If you wish to send me a personal email, click here.