CD Archival

Heritage Saint-Norbert has digitally archived the collection of CDs shared between itself and the St. Norbert Arts Centre. The archives included the music archived losslessly along with metadata, CUE sheets, log files as well as scans at 600dpi of the album art. Here is the index of the collection: CD-ROMs: Read more…

Henry Boux Park Bench and Rock

Henry Boux Park

We requested a bench be named for Henry Boux, a longtime member who was instrumental in establishing the market among other community work. In fact, we got the small park overlooking the La Salle River, a very fitting tribute to a respected member.


In 2008, a scholarship was created from a bequest to Heritage Saint-Norbert by a longtime supporter. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student specializing in French language studies.

St. Norbert Post Office

There was a move by Canada Post to close the Saint-Norbert Post Office. We successfully lobbied to save it. That was an important step in retaining the identity of Saint-Norbert. A significant argument was that we needed a bilingual facility.

Jeanne Perrault and others on the ox cart parade float during a Canada Day celebration in Saint-Norbert

Canada Day Celebrations

For a number of years Heritage Saint-Norbert organized Canada Day celebrations that were quite popular. They included the arrival of Captain Canada by parachute. This photo is of Jeanne Perreault with Napoleon the ox in a Canada Day parade.

Ritchot Mural

Mural at Pembina and Eglise

Heritage Saint-Norbert commissioned a large mural that faces Pembina Highway traffic as it enters the village from the south. The mural depicts important events and individuals of the area, including the erection of the barrier to stop the forces approaching from Pembina until negotiations took place for Manitoba’s entry into Read more…

St. Norbert Farmers' Market

St. Norbert Farmers’ Market

Heritage Saint-Norbert was approached by a group that wanted to start a market on the Place Saint-Norbert property. Heritage Saint-Norbert and the St. Norbert Foundation (now the Behavioural Health Foundation) joined together to create the St. Norbert Farmers’ Market. The plan was that this market would prevent an abundance of Read more…

McDougall House

McDougall House

The McDougall family was among many Metis who relocated from the St. Boniface-St. Vital area to Lorette and other areas in Tache during the troubled years of 1868–70. Daniel McDougall, 27, found property to his liking south of the Seine River in 1869, staked his claim, and began plowing his Read more…