Joliette


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Joliette

(zhôlyĕt`), city (1991 pop. 17,396), S Que., Canada, on L'Assomption River, NE of Montreal. Its industries include steel, paper, textile, and ceramic manufacturing, tobacco processing, and limestone quarrying. The Séminaire de Joliette, affiliated with the Univ. of Montreal, is there.
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Loranger's involvement with classical music can be traced directly back to his youth in Joliette, where he says the Festival was his "initial exposure to every conceivable thing musical, lyrical, operatic." Home to choirs, three youth orchestras, and a cultural centre, Joliette was, in the 1970s, a hub of artistic activity.
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The letter was signed by six priests from the diocese of Joliette (Bishop Gilles Lussier); five priests from Montreal (Cardinal Archbishop Jean-Claude Turcotte); four priests from Saint-Jean Longueil (Bishop.