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A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm)

  • nr2002027724
  • Corporate body
  • 1827-

A. & W. MacKinlay was a bookselling company founded by Andrew and William MacKinlay (Scottish-born businessmen and philanthropists) in 1827, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The company expanded and described itself as "Publishers, Booksellers, Stationers, and Blank Book Manufacturers". Over the course of the company's existence, A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited sold books, paper products, and writing implements; printed school texts, blank books, religious works, and books pertaining to agriculture, botany, and politics; published locally written books; and produced educational maps. In 1862, MacKinlay, Limited produced a map of Nova Scotia which was considered, at the time, the finest example of its kind. The company was in existence until at least 1929. Andrew MacKinlay was also a dedicated promoter of education, community development, and "the welfare of the young and handicapped," serving on the boards of multiple charitable organizations.

A. Dulau & Co.

  • Corporate body

A. Dulau & Co. is British publishing, bookselling and printing company dating back to the 1800s.

A. Payne and Company

  • Corporate body
  • active 1920s

A. Payne and Company designed and built houses in Montréal West.

A.C. Armstrong & Son

  • no 99053865
  • Corporate body
  • active late 1800s

A. C. Armstrong & Son was a New York book publisher active in the late 1800s.


  • Corporate body
  • 1981-

Created in 1981, la Table de concertation (Neighbourhood Round Table) Action-Gardien (la Corporation de développement de Pointe-Saint-Charles) takes its name from the English expression "Watch Dog Committee".
It is a tool that brings together neighbourhood's community organizations. Through cooperation, collective action and citizen mobilization, it aims to strengthen the population's ability to take charge of improving its living conditions. Citizens can collectively exercise power and action on issues that directly affect them: health, housing, income, education, urban planning, justice and advocacy, the environment, safety, historical heritage, culture, living conditions (youth, families, women, seniors, immigrants, etc.).
In 2004, Action-Gardien brought together 26 groups and two observer members, the Éco-quartier de Pointe-Saint-Charles and the Regroupement économique et social du Sud-Ouest (RÉSO) and it still continues to represent the will of citizens to take charge of the future of their neighbourhood.

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