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Andre LaLonde


André Normand Lalonde was born in Sudbury, Ontario in September 1942. He received a Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude) from Laurentian University in 1962 and was granted a Master of Arts degree in 1962 and a Ph.D in 1970 from Laval University.

Lalonde began his teaching career in 1964 as a Lecturer in History and English at the College Marie-Mediatrice in Hull, Quebec and began teaching at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus in 1965 as an Instructor of History until 1967 when he became an Assistant Professor of History advancing to Associate Professor in 1971 and a full Professor in 1980. Lalonde taught until 2005 when he became Professor Emeritus.

From 1983 to 1991 Lalonde was Director of the University of Regina’s Bilingual Study Centre (Centre d’études bilingues) and Interim Director of the Language Institute (Institut de formation linguistique) from 1988 to 1992 when he became Director of the Institute. Lalonde was also Acting Director of the Summer School of International Languages (SCIL) at the University of Regina for 1994/95.

Lalonde has written numerous books and articles related to the history of Saskatchewan, and of the history of Francophone people in Saskatchewan, he was a member of the Canadian Historical Association, President of La Société historique de la Saskatchewan from 1974 to 1985 and a member of its Executive from 1985 to 1996. In 1990 he was appointed Saskatchewan Representative of the Historical Sites and Monuments Board of Canada for a 3-year term and was Chairman of the Saskatchewan Heritage Property Management Board in 1995.

Elizabeth Seitz, 2016

Archival Collections (Finding Aids in PDF format)

94-1 - Artifact: Language Institute lapel pin

2005-26 - Professional papers related to the Language Institute and its programs, 1945-2003

2016-1 - Papers related to Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 1983-2002