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A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Spend the day in the life of a trappist monk. Experience a trappist monk's true devotion to his religion and his dedication to Christianity. A trappist monk leads a life of sacrifice, living a voluntary life of poverty and celibacy, and has chosen to act...

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

The Galt

Samuel Benfield Steele was one of the first to join the North-West Mounted Police, back in 1873. By the time he retired after forty years of service, Samuel had served all across Canada. This Community Memories exhibit tells the story of the places and...

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Quesnel and District Museum and Archives

As a community, Quesnel, British Columbia, has developed into a prosperous and exciting place, both to live and to visit. This municipality has left behind an indescribable amount of history that intrigues the populace and defines the Cariboo as a place...

From Camp to Community: Cowichan Forestry Life

From Camp to Community: Cowichan Forestry Life

BC Forest Discovery Centre

Vancouver Island's Cowichan Valley shelters forests that once lured loggers and now support communities of forestry workers. These communities take pride and interest in their own history, from the early camps to the towns of today. We invite you to...

From Camp to Community: Walkthrough a Logging Camp

From Camp to Community: Walkthrough a Logging Camp

Zero One Design Inc.

Explore a virtual logging camp from the last century - look at what tools the loggers used, the hearty logger meals they ate and where they relaxed after a hard days work.

Hulls on Hurontario: Collingwood's Maritime Legacy

Hulls on Hurontario: Collingwood's Maritime Legacy

Collingwood Museum

Collingwood, Ontario, was and still is affected by the marine history of the community. Collingwood maintained strong marine roots from the very early years of the 1850s, when the harbour was used primarily for boat building, through its era as a vital...

Traditional Boat Building of Winterton

Traditional Boat Building of Winterton

Winterton Boat Building Museum

Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador, has a long boat building history tied to the settlement of the area and its traditional way of life. Our exhibit shows the boats that were built here, their use in the inshore fishery, and the boat building skills that...

Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

Royal British Columbia Museum

The landscape of British Columbia (B.C.) Canada changes dramatically from one part of the province to another. From the towering Rocky, Selkirk and Coastal Mountains to the gentle grasslands of the Peace district to the temperate rainforests in B.C....

Millet Through One Hundred Years

Millet Through One Hundred Years

Millet and District Museum and Archives

Millet, Alberta, officially became a town on June 17th, 1903. It was formed by an Order in Council under the authority of section 3 of the Village Ordinance of the Northwest Territories. Millet received its name when Sir William Van Horne, president of the...

From Saltfleet to Stoney Creek

From Saltfleet to Stoney Creek

Erland Lee (Museum) Home

This exhibit features historical and modern perspectives on the many crossroad communities that make up contemporary Stoney Creek. The eastern portion of the City of Hamilton has evolved from a landscape of fruit farms into a suburban community known for...

Restoration of the Doucet House - Phase 1

Restoration of the Doucet House - Phase 1

Farmers' Bank of Rustico

This exhibit chronicles the restoration of the Doucet House, which began in January 2003 and ended eight months later in August. The Doucet House is an old Acadian log home, and quite possibly the oldest house on Prince Edward Island.

Preserving the Tradition of T'lina Making

Preserving the Tradition of T'lina Making

U'mista Cultural Centre

Each spring, families of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation journey to a sacred place along the coast of British Columbia known as Dzawadi, or Knight Inlet, to follow the age-old tradition of rendering what is called t'lina from the oil of the tiny eulachon...

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