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Wedgeport Tuna Fishing tournaments Past and Present

Wedgeport Tuna Fishing tournaments Past and Present

Wedgeport Sport Tuna Fishing Museum and Interpretative Centre

From 1935 to the mid-1960s, Wedgeport was the Sport Tuna Fishing capital of the world. In 1937, Wedgeport saw the birth of the International Tuna Cup Match, in which 28 different countries participated. The international tournament drew anglers, writers,...

Weyburn Mental Hospital

Weyburn Mental Hospital

Soo Line Historical Museum

The Weyburn Mental Hospital opened in Saskatchewan in 1921 in response to a growing need for the treatment and housing of mentally ill people. While such a facility already existed in North Battleford, it was realized that a second institution was needed...

What a priest!

What a priest!

Musée Vieux Presbytère de Batiscan

Built in 1816, the old Batiscan presbytery was once at the heart of parish life. The exhibit recalls 19th century life at the presbytery, when Wenceslas Théophilas Fréchette ruled the pulpit, from 1843 to 1875. Visit the various rooms in the historic...

When Oil Hit Redwater

When Oil Hit Redwater

Redwater & District Museum

A History of the Oil Industry in Redwater, AlbertaThe sleepy little hamlet of Redwater, Alberta, would be forever changed when oil was discovered on the Hilton Cook farm. Oil companies were on a quest to find black gold in Alberta, after the 1947 discovery...

Wilfrid Laurier:  Father of Modern Canada

Wilfrid Laurier: Father of Modern Canada

Musée Laurier - National Historic Site of Canada

The man who declared that “The 20th century belongs to Canada” would have been one of its greatest builders. Explore the considerable legacy left to us by Sir Wilfrid Laurier during his 15 years as leader of the country. Considered the architect of...

Window on the Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Window on the Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Nature Centre of Mont Saint-Hilaire

Explore the beauty of Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve and its magnificent territory through interactive maps, short movies, in the tales of storytellers or through the lenses of photographers. Designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO since 1978,...

Windows On The Past: A Virtual Tour of Mahone Bay

Windows On The Past: A Virtual Tour of Mahone Bay

Mahone Bay Settlers Museum

The historic town of Mahone Bay, settled in the 1764 on the rocky coast of Nova Scotia, reflects its illustrious past in wonderfully preserved architecture. Wooden buildings feature pedimented dormers, gingerbread decoration, raised eyebrow trim over...

Windows to Our Past: the Stained Glass Windows of the Basilica Cathedral of St.John the Baptist

Windows to Our Past: the Stained Glass Windows of the Basilica Cathedral of St.John the Baptist

Basilica Museum

The Construction of the Cathedral and the Community of St. John's, NewfoundlandA highlight of any visit to the Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is a tour of the 66 beautiful stained glass windows. Like the...

Women's History of the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland

Women's History of the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland

Cape Ray Lightkeepers House

This exhibit illustrates the role women played in the development of the Southwest coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. Women did much more than bearing children and doing household chores. They played a huge role in the development of our history, whether...

World War I - A Commemoration of Residents from Trinity and Area

World War I - A Commemoration of Residents from Trinity and Area

Lester-Garland House

On August 14th, 1914, Britain declared war on Germany. Four days later, Newfoundland, the oldest colony of the British Empire, telegraphed London committing the colony to raise one thousand men for the naval service and several hundred for land service...

You are here. 80 years of Canadian Geographic maps

You are here. 80 years of Canadian Geographic maps

Royal Canadian Geographical Society

You might say we have a thing for maps. Canadian Geographic and its precursor, the Canadian Geographical Journal, have been making them since 1930. Explore eight decades of mapping in this Virtual Museum Exhibit, complete with interactive features and a...

YYZ in the 90s

YYZ in the 90s

YYZ Artists' Outlet

The artist-run centre model is a site where artists can engage the viewing public with contemporary issues that are too contentious to discuss in the popular media sphere, paving the way for an open discourse and challenging notions of the normative. The...

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