Tribute to Nicole Pagé

SEPTEMBER 8, 1952 - DECEMBER 21, 2020 At the CHRDL in Joliette, at the age of 68, passed away Mrs. Nicole Pagé, wife of Mr. Denis Forest. The members of the Association des Forest d’Amérique are sad by the recent passing of Nicole Pagé, our partner, our colleague and friend, always ready to lend more than a helping hand for the AFA activities. The AFA members share the loss of Nycole with Denis Forest, her husband. Here is a text composed by Yolande Forest, her sister-in-law, who o...
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Word from the President August 2020

What an incredible year, which we will remember for a long time! I hope that your families and friends will have had the chance to get through this Coronavirus crisis in the best conditions and I take advantage of these first moments of deconfinement to invite you to remain cautious and informed and to maintain the seriousness of rigor so that we are all able to continue meetings and celebrations for a long time. The "beast is fierce" and it may not have said its last "word"! Speaking of celebr...
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Visit of Valerie Marchal of France

Friday, August 3, 2018 we had the wonderful visit of Valerie with his daughter Geralda, his wife Katrine during the New France festivities in Quebec City. The Association organized with Marie-Reine Forest in 2001 the famous trip to Avesnes-sur-Helpe with Danièle Leroy and Valerie where almost 50 Forest participated. Then in 2003 Valerie with Patric Antoniol and 30 students from the Jesse de Forsest High School came to Quebec to visit different hotels such as MonteBello, Mont-Tremblant,...
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Jean-Jacques Forest celebrates his 90th birthday

On September 10, 2018, Jean-Jacques Forest of Sainte-Béatrix, Quebec, celebrated his 90th birthday with family members.      "Jean-Jacques was born in Sainte-Julienne, on September 10, 1928. He was the son of Euclide Forest and Germaine Rivest.On May 23, 1953, in Saint-Jacques-de-Montcalm, he married Madeleine Dupuis, daughter of Médéric Dupuis and Bernadette Beauséjour The couple had two daughters: Johanne and Roseline. " We wish him our best wishes! P.S. Publish at the ...
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Dr. Denis Forest – Prix Hommage 2017 of l’ODQ

Prix Hommage The Prix Hommage of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec, awarded since 2007, recognizes the exceptional contribution by one of its members to the development of the profession, in keeping with the Order’s mandate to promote dental health and public protection. It is in the form of a blown glass sculpture evoking the different materials used in dentistry, including gold, porcelain and titanium, and symbolizing both the future and excellence .   Récipiendaire du prix Hommage 201...
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Bruno Forest – The Great Crossing

One of the 10 passengers of the documentary "La Grande Traversée" which takes place on Tuesdays evenings at 8 pm at Radio-Canada traveling as our ancestors did in 1700. You can review the documentary at http://ici.tou.tv/la-grande-traversee?r (Transmitted in French and only in Canada). Two excerpts from a texto by Bruno with our Denis A. Forest. "BF Yes, I'm a descendant of the son René de Forest, then there was François de Forest and Jean-Baptiste Forest was deported. Married to Marie-Josepht...
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Gildas Forest celebrates its 100th anniversary

Once upon a time … Gildas Forest was born in Bonaventure on December 1, 1916 on the family farm built by Alexis Forest. It housed then two Forest generations, his parents, Abraham and Elmire, and his grand-parents Joseph and Élizabeth. It was mid First World War. George V was King of England. Just like Downtown Abbey, telephone and electricity were intriguing if not frightening novelties, the automobile was an invention for daredevils, rigorous discipline, an omnipresent respect for the elder...
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Eric Forest – Senator

  Senator Éric Forest worked without ceasing for more than 50 years to assist the Easter Quebec development.  As the mayor of Rimouski, he contributed in shaping a respectful community and united; today, this city is known as being one of the best place to live in Canada. He also worked in the private sector and was vice-president and general director of the Océanic, the regional hockey club, which contributed in reinforcing social cohesiveness everywhere in Eastern Quebec. Senator F...
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