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Midtre Gauldal

Midtre Gauldal is a municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is part of the Gauldalen region; the administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Støren. Other villages in the municipality include Singsås, Soknedal and Rognes; the 1,861-square-kilometre municipality is the 35th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Midtre Gauldal is the 167th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 6,225; the municipality's population density is 3.4 inhabitants per square kilometre and its population has increased by 5.3% over the last decade. Midtre Gauldal was established as a new municipality on 1 January 1964 after the merger of the old municipalities of Budal, Singsås, Støren. On 1 January 2018, the municipality switched from the old Sør-Trøndelag county to the new Trøndelag county; the name Midtre Gauldal was created in 1964. The first element is the Norwegian word Midtre meaning "middle" and the last part is Gauldal, the name of the valley through which the river Gaula flows.

Therefore, the meaning of the name is "the middle part of Gauldalen". The coat of arms was granted on 17 December 1982; the arms show a silver crossed-Y figure on a green background. The crossed-Y has several meanings. First, it symbolizes the landscape, based on the meeting of the main Gauldal and Soknedal valleys at the village of Støren. Furthermore, the municipality has a major Y-shaped road-and-railway junction; the Budal Church, dating from 1745 is one of the oldest and one of the few remaining Y-shaped churches in the country. The Church of Norway has four parishes within the municipality of Holtålen, it is part of the Gauldal prosti in the Diocese of Nidaros. The municipality is bordered by Meldal municipality to the west, Rennebu municipalities to the south-west and Selbu municipalities to the north, Holtålen municipality to the east, Os and Tynset municipalities to the south-east; the lake Samsjøen is located in the northern part of the municipality. The Gauldalen valley follows the Gaula River through the municipality.

The mountain Forollhogna lies on the southern border of the municipality inside Forollhogna National Park. All municipalities in Norway, including Midtre Gauldal, are responsible for primary education, outpatient health services, senior citizen services and other social services, economic development, municipal roads; the municipality is governed by a municipal council of elected representatives, which in turn elect a mayor. The municipality falls under the Frostating Court of Appeal; the municipal council of Midtre Gauldal is made up of 33 representatives that are elected to four year terms. The party breakdown of the council is as follows: The newspaper Gauldalsposten is published in Midtre Gauldal. European route E6 crosses the municipality from north to south; the Dovrebanen and Rørosbanen railway lines cross the municipality. Some of the stations on those lines include Singsås Station. Trøndelag travel guide from Wikivoyage Municipal fact sheet from Statistics Norway

Edmond Lareau

Edmond Lareau, was a lawyer, author and political figure in Quebec. He represented Rouville in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1886 to 1890 as a Liberal, he was born Pierre-Bénoni-Evremond Lareau in Mount Johnson, Canada East, the son of Pierre-Bénoni Lareau and Odile Sylvestre, was educated at Collège Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir and Victoria College in Cobourg, Ontario. Lareau was set up practice in Montreal, he was granted a Bachelor of Civil Law by McGill College in 1874. Lareau became a professor of law at the college, he was named Queen's Counsel in 1879. In 1880, he married Marguerite Robillard, he was an unsuccessful candidate for a seat in the House of Commons in 1882. Lareau contributed to the journals La Patrie and Le Temps and was coeditor of the Lower Canada Jurist with John Sprott Archibald, he was editor for Le Pays from 1870 to 1872. Lareau published a number of works on the subject of history and law, including: the Le droit civil canadien suivant l’ordre établi par les codes, précédé d’une histoire générale du droit canadien, with Gonzalve Doutre the Histoire de la littérature canadienne, a history of Canadian literature.

The Histoire du droit canadien depuis les origines de la colonie jusqu’à nos jours, a two volume history of Canadian law published in 1888 and 1889. He was buried in the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery. Gagnon, Serge. "Edmond Lareau". Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Retrieved 2009-05-17

Hesse's Demi Bastion

Hesse's Demi Bastion is a demi-bastion in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. It is part of the Northern Defences of Gibraltar; the bastion forms a link in a chain of fortifications which ascend the lower north-west slopes of the Rock of Gibraltar, below the King's Lines Battery and Bombproof Battery. The Moorish Castle's Tower of Homage is at the top of the same incline, it was the Baluado de S. Pedro during the Spanish period prior to the Capture of Gibraltar in 1704 under Prince George of Hesse-Darmstadt, after whom the bastion is named; the old Spanish bastion was rebuilt and renamed by the British in 1730. In 1762, during the Seven Years' War, it was armed with two 18-pdrs and four 4-pdrs to flank the ditch in front of the Landport Gate. By 1885 the bastion's guns were all 32-pdrs