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Mathieu Collette, a passionate blacksmith, founded Les Forges de Montréal, a blacksmith school in an old building abandoned by the city of Montreal. The city leases the building to Mathieu on the condition that he renovate the building. 16 years later, after having invested all his time and money in the project, he receives an eviction notice. A struggle has started to save Les Forges de Montréal.
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