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Gabrielle Leblanc: Coming Home… to the Sea!

Gabrielle Leblanc was born in Sept-Îles in the Côte-Nord – Duplessis region. She left the region at age 17 to study and has come back to work for Tourisme Sept-Îles for the past four summers. Several things draw her back to Sept-Îles:family, friends, outdoor activities and also the sea!

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Samuel Côté: Shipwreck Hunter of the St. Lawrence

   |   By Anne Pélouas

“One day, I heard that a ship was at the bottom of the water not far away—this was the SS Carolus, which was torpedoed by a German submarine during the Second World War. I was intrigued, so I did some research to figure out exactly where it was located.” This was the beginning of what may well be a lifelong passion for this 29-year-old.

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Portrait of an Artist: Mylène Henry

   |   By Le Québec maritime

Mylène Henry was born in Bonaventure, in the Chaleur Bay area, in Gaspésie. She’s been a professional illustrator and painter for 15 years. She creates illustrations for children’s storybooks, posters for festivals and stationery collections, as well as her own paintings.

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