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Strategic partnership between the International Dark-Sky Reserve Mont-Mégantic and the project of the Pic du Midi (France)

Posted by on 29 June, 2012 in Brillant news

Sherbrooke, June 28th – a press conference was held to announce a partnership between the first International Dark Sky Reserve (Mont-Mégantic) and the future International Dark Sky Reserve of Pic du MidiFrance.

This strategic partnership is developed around five major issues:

1. Exchange of expertise on:

• the management of the light pollution;

• new technologies and modes of illumination;

• approaches that can promote the acceptance and identification of local communities with a

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Welcome to our new website!

Posted by on 5 June, 2012 in Brillant news

In February 2011 we launched the website of IDA Quebec and we have gone a long way since.

After a year the site is having a ​​”makeover” based on comments received and the experience acquired: in some places the text wasn’t easily readable, the photos were on a sharing platform, development and updates were very demanding. Luck (aka Germain Gauthier) brought us Mr. Louis-Philippe Bouvier who proposed an idea he then put into practice.

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New Eyes on The Universe Opening at the Arbo

Posted by on 4 June, 2012 in Brillant news

We are honoured to present you some “brilliant news” by the one you know more as the “The Night Sky Guy” – Andrew Fazekas.
This time he wrote as Director of Communications of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Montreal Centre.
But he could have done it on any of his other “signatures”: Master degree in Science, Science Communicator, Contributing Writer for “National Geographic News”, Astronomy Correspondent for “The Weather Network”, National Space Columnist & Web Discoveries Columnist for “CBC Radio”, Space/Astronomy Analyst for “CTV National News”, and Stargazing Columnist for the “Montreal Gazette”.
If you want to know more about him please visit

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Martin Aubé goes farther

Posted by on 3 June, 2012 in Brillant news

Martin AubéWe are very proud to announce the first International conference on “Light Pollution Theory, Modelling and Measurements”(LPTMM) that will take place at Smolenice, Slovak Republic in April 15-18 2013.

We are proud because one of the organisers is Mr. Martin Aubé, valuable member of IDA Québec.

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