Bussières, Alain

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Bussières, Alain

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Alain Bussières was born in Charny, Quebec, on April 28, 1952. His family moved to Cochrane Ontario, in 1959. He completed his secondary school studies at Le Collège de Hearst and then enrolled at the University of Ottawa, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and a Bachelor degree in Education. In 1975, he married Hélène Thiffault. The couple had four children: Martin, Guylaine, Marc-André, and Marie-Josée. After having taught a few years in Iroquois Falls, he continued his teaching career in Embrun. As a teacher and a collector, he assembled archival records related to the history of the railway and the geography of Northern Ontario. Alain Bussières passed away on April 26, 2017.


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