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An Engaged Community, A Living Mill

An Engaged Community, A Living Mill

Corporation du Moulin Légaré

Retrace the history of the Corporation du Moulin Légaré, from its creation as a not-for-profit organisation in 1976 to its 40th anniversary in 2016. Discover the social commitment of a community to ensure the survival of the Moulin Legaré, a water mill...

Applebox Belles: The Women of Lake Country's Packinghouses

Applebox Belles: The Women of Lake Country's Packinghouses

Lake Country Museum and Archives

Meet the belles of the early apple-packing industry in Lake Country, British Columbia. Known by names such as the Summer Girls, and the champion “Apple Wrapper Flappers”, these determined women became the workforce of the packinghouses — sorting,...

Away from Here

Away from Here

Placentia West Heritage Committee

There are times when fishing doesn’t pay the bills, and Placentia West residents — like so many other Newfoundlanders — had to leave their hometown for long periods to find employment. They would work for CP Rail, in the Arctic or as domestics...

St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt

St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt

Musée maritime de Charlevoix

Did you know that, in the St. Lawrence River, you can actually encounter blue whales — the largest mammals on Earth? Learn more about the St. Lawrence and its riches with St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt. Through 10 fun itineraries, you and your family can...

Memories of the Women's College Hospital School of Nursing

Memories of the Women's College Hospital School of Nursing

The Miss Margaret Robins Archives of Women's College Hospital

Explore the history of nursing education in Canada through Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital School of Nursing. The school opened the door for Canadian women in the 20th century to pursue a nursing career. Using oral recollections, writings, and...

Exploring Small Town Canada at War

Exploring Small Town Canada at War

The Bunker Military Museum

How do you describe the impact of two world wars on small-town Canada? This poignant interactive exhibition shares the powerful and heartbreaking stories of those who served. Through film clips, artifacts and firsthand accounts, discover nearly forgotten...

Flight From the Flames

Flight From the Flames

Salmon Arm Museum and Heritage Association

In the summer of 1998, a runaway forest fire near Silver Creek, BC forced 7,000 people from their homes. Relive this massive civil evacuation — the largest the province had yet seen — through this photographic account. This exhibit also shares some...

Forman Hawboldt – Inventor and Entrepreneur

Forman Hawboldt – Inventor and Entrepreneur

Chester Municipal Heritage Society

Forman Hawboldt (1876-1956) was an extraordinary inventor, entrepreneur and community builder with many enterprises and achievements to his credits. Find out how one man’s vision, ingenuity and perseverance shaped the future of the small community of...

Fish Stories

Fish Stories

Reford Gardens / Alexander Reford

This exhibition is a presentation of the Metis River and the remarkable history of fishing for salmon on the river. Many never before seen photographs and objects are explained with brief texts that tell the truth behind a few "fishing stories". Les Amis...

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Médiat-Muse

Take a pleasant stroll through Quebec’s soundscape and listen to the soundtrack of our lives. From nursery rhymes and pop music to the din of factories and the noise of video games, sounds form a backdrop to all of life’s moments, both big and small....

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Textile Museum of Canada

Become part of the Great Canadian Quilt. Produced by the Textile Museum of Canada in conjunction with local museums across the country, this exhibit showcases a rich and diverse array of handicrafts and folk art, reflecting their role in shaping the...

Land of Thundering Snow

Land of Thundering Snow

Revelstoke Museum and Archives

This virtual exhibit highlights the history of snow avalanches and their impact on people and nature in Canada, and reveals the secrets hidden within the stillness of the snowpack and the fury of a snow slide. Learn about heartbreaking avalanche tragedies,...

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