Valley of contrasts

Giraffes at zoo in Hemmingford, Québec.

Twirling a glowing stick provides fun for Gabrielle Norton at a campfire site in New York State.

Chateauguay made international headlines in 1990 when tension grew between the Mohawk people and suburban commuters

Bad news again in 1996 when the river's ice jammed during a mid-winter thaw, flooding homes in the city of Chateauguay.

The Chateauguay River joins
the St. Lawrence at Lac St-Louis.

Photos copyright by Phil Norton

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