A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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  1. How did the Farhoods get their start in Montréal?
  2. As immigrants, what were the benefits and difficulties of this kind of work for the Farhoods?
  3. What was the focal point of the Lebanese community in Montréal that drew everyone together?
  4. After saving their money, the Farhoods imagined another line of business in which they could be successful. What did they do?
  5. Where might the Farhoods have gotten the idea and experience to start a theatre?
  6. Why was the founding of Theatre Chanteclerc so important in the history of Francophone culture?
  7. What prevented the theatres Charles Farhood later opened from being a success?
  8. What was Charles Farhood’s last job in the theatre business?
  9. In what way has the legacy of the Chanteclerc Theatre endured to this day?
  10. How has the Farhood family legacy in theatre been carried on?