It is 1913; poverty and the cold are a social problem. Saint-Lambert is no exception, and the more fortunate in our town are worried. As almost everywhere else in the country, the slack in social services is taken up by members of the bourgeois laity, mostly women. On the Catholic side actions are taken through the parish, on the Protestant side through established community groups.

Christmas Tree, at the corner of Victoria and Elm around 1950 - Photograph : Andrew Little

Christmas Tree, at the corner of Victoria and ElmĀ circa 1950 – Photograph : Andrew Little

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