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Placentia West Heritage Committee

"They’re havin’ a time” was an expression that stirred excitement and expectation among the people of Placentia West in Newfoundland. The custom of “havin’ a time” was often connected to special dates or milestone events, although its key...

Astonishing stories: Fishing in La Mauricie

Astonishing stories: Fishing in La Mauricie

Association des pourvoiries de la Mauricie

Discover a land and its 10,000 lakes and rivers through the history of fishing. This exhibition looks at the evolution of this activity in the Mauricie region, from the first Indigenous communities to today’s outfitters. You will also meet colourful...

Paleontology on Vancouver Island

Paleontology on Vancouver Island

Qualicum Beach Museum

Explore amazing fossil discoveries and paleontological research on Vancouver Island — including the Giant Ammonite, ancient Vancouver Island Trilobites, and Rosie the Ice Age Walrus. Guided by amateur paleontologist and exhibition curator Graham Beard,...

Created in Coaticook: One Town's Story of Ingenuity and Creativity

Created in Coaticook: One Town's Story of Ingenuity and Creativity

Beaulne Museum

Many people born or living in Coaticook are credited with important inventions in fields as diverse as energy, mechanics, the agri-food industry, health, recreation and culture. This exhibition explores some of their many feats of creativity and ingenuity,...

Retrospectacle: From Anne Langton Sketches to Digital Photography

Retrospectacle: From Anne Langton Sketches to Digital Photography

Maryboro Lodge — The Fenelon Museum

A single image can capture two centuries of landscape change. Retrospectacle features historical and contemporary photographs taken from the same vantage point. The images showcase Kawartha Lakes over the years, including the growth of villages, the...

Memories of ’42 – Stories of the Almonte Train Wreck

Memories of ’42 – Stories of the Almonte Train Wreck

North Lanark Historical Society

Explore one of the worst accidents in Canadian railway history through eyewitness and other firsthand accounts. Described by one survivor as “the night the war came to Almonte,” the collision of two trains on December 27, 1942, shaped not only the...

Crossing Cole Harbour: From Ferry to Dyke then Rail to Trail

Crossing Cole Harbour: From Ferry to Dyke then Rail to Trail

Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Explore the salt marsh of Cole Harbour, and the stories of those who have lived on and around it. First used by Indigenous peoples, then by European farmers, the marsh has long been a source of both sustenance and consternation. From hunting and fishing,...

Knee High by the First of July: Celebrating the Legacy of Corn in the District of Kent, British Columbia

Knee High by the First of July: Celebrating the Legacy of Corn in the District of Kent, British Columbia

The Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society

Over the past century, corn has become the cultural “stalk” of the community of Agassiz, British Columbia. For five generations, despite many challenges, farmers in the District of Kent have grown corn and hay to feed their dairy cattle. This exhibit...

Villa Les Rochers: Summer Residence of Sir John A. and Lady Agnes Macdonald

Villa Les Rochers: Summer Residence of Sir John A. and Lady Agnes Macdonald

Canadian Heritage of Quebec

Discover one of the best-kept secrets on the banks of the Saint Lawrence: Villa Les Rochers, Sir John A. Macdonald and Lady Agnes Macdonald’s summer residence. Canada’s first prime minister spent a lot of time at the villa between 1871 and 1890, but he...

Remembering the Merchants and Memories of Main Street, Windsor

Remembering the Merchants and Memories of Main Street, Windsor

Heritage NL

Take a walk down Main Street with the residents of Windsor, Newfoundland, as you explore the vibrant history of this shopping district. Discover the stories behind the street’s many businesses, and learn how immigration and development have affected the...

Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism, and Arson

Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism, and Arson

Chilliwack Museum and Archives

Venture into the Upper Fraser Valley in the late 19th and early-mid 20th centuries to discover the personalities and tales of those who lived in Chilliwack’s Chinatowns. Learn about the everyday working, social and family lives of Chilliwack’s early...

In the steeple’s shadows from yesterday to today – The story of the churches of Vaudreuil-Soulanges

In the steeple’s shadows from yesterday to today – The story of the churches of Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Société d’histoire et de généalogie de l’Île Perrot

The region of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, in southwestern Quebec, has a rich and diverse religious heritage that reflects the history and memory of its local communities. Today, the future of churches and the items they house is more uncertain than ever. Come and...

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