Lacolle


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Lacolle

(läkôl`), village (1991 pop. 1,392), S Que., Canada, S of Montreal and near the U.S. border. During the War of 1812, an invading American army was defeated in the area by the British on Mar. 30, 1814.
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Indexed cheques are already out, giving nearly 12,700 families in Saint?Jean?sur?Richelieu, Lacolle, Saint-Alexandre and six other municipalities even more money each month to help them provide for their children.
In March, Mamadou, an Ivorian refugee, attempted to enter Canada at the Lacolle crossing in Quebec, but was denied because of the STCA.
Eventually, they would be bused about five miles to the newly constructed tent city near the official Lacolle port of entry.
As of Friday, 1,200 people were waiting to be processed at the Lacolle border station, some staying in the dozens of tents that were hastily erected by the army earlier this week.
Bernard de Lacolle, Quebec, accompanied by two Americans.
Wilkinson planned further invasions that winter, but his only offensive move came the following spring, ending when his 4,000-man force was defeated by 80 defenders and 420 reinforcements at Lacolle Mills on March 30, 1814.
On November 20 a short, sharp battle took place at Lacolle Mill.
Brunet grew up in the village of Lacolle, Quebec and started playing Quebecois traditional music at a very young age.
About 45% of the trucks traveling between Quebec and the United States go through the Lacolle border crossing.
The two states also need to expand the Lacolle Project, a binational effort to stop human smuggling--including the smuggling of criminals--into Canada.
De pronto me llamo Madame Ivette Lacolle, de Aix-en Provence.
Principal battles: Quebec (1775); Saratoga I (near Schuylerville, New York) (1777); Fallen Timbers (near Maumee, Ohio) (1794); Crysler's Farm (near Cornwall, Ontario) (1813); Lacolle's Mill (Lacolle, Ontario) (1814).