The stories I didn't write

Four hundred years since the word “Montreal” appeared on a map for the first time

(Pitched to “Open File Montreal” (which no longer exists) on July 23, 2012)

I came across a very interesting fact in a history book I was reading, and thought it might be worth a story:

The word “Montreal” appeared on a map for the first time in 1612 – exactly 400 years ago. The map was drawn by Champlain.. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name_of_Montreal)

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