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LAURENTIANS QUIZ #3: SAINTS (ANSWERS)

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1) b) Adèle Raymond, who was the wife of Member of the Legislative Assembly Augustin-Norbert Morin. Morin had donated land for the erection of a church at this location.
2) b) Lac-des-Sables is the former name of Sainte-Agathe. It is also the lake around which the town is built.
3) d) Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who was prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911.
4) d) All of the above.
5) a) Saint-Lin-Laurentides is actually in the adjacent Lanaudière Administrative Region.
6) a) Big Hill.
7) b) The township of Howard was proclaimed in 1873, the municipality in 1883.
8) c) Chute-Saint-Philippe, which is located northeast of Mont-Laurier.
9) a) Dr. Maude Abbott, who led the way for other women doctors at McGill University, where she was a researcher, lecturer, and curator of the Museum of Medicine.
10) a) Saint-Sauveur-des-Monts

References:Commission de toponymie du Québec, Noms et Lieux du Québec: dictionnaire illustré, 1996.