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Copper Cliff at War

Copper Cliff at War

Copper Cliff Museum

The area that became the Town of Copper Cliff (west of Sudbury proper and now a part of the City of Greater Sudbury) was a swampy, rocky, forbidding mess when prospectors arrived with John A. Macdonald's railway in the late 19th century. Soon they...

Bruce Aikenhead: A Canadian Space Pioneer

Bruce Aikenhead: A Canadian Space Pioneer

Okanagan Science Centre

Bruce Aikenhead is one of the pioneers of the Canadian aerospace industry with over 40 years' experience in aerospace engineering and astronaut training development. Aikenheads's career as a systems engineer led him to work on illustrious projects such as...

Resettlement - The Bay d'Espoir Experience

Resettlement - The Bay d'Espoir Experience

Milltown-Head Bay d'Espoir Museum

During the 60s and 70s the face of the communities of Milltown and Bay d'Espoir of Newfoundland was dramatically changed. The influx of families from small outlying settlements had a lasting impact on the larger places, as well as on the lives of the...

Port Moody Development:CPR to Evergreen

Port Moody Development:CPR to Evergreen

Port Moody Station Museum

Port Moody was given its name in 1859 in honour of the commander of the Royal Engineers, Col Richard Clement Moody. However, the site remained undeveloped wilderness until 1879 when it was chosen by the Federal Government to be the Western Terminus of the...

The Crista Dahl Media Library & Archive: Preserving Vancouver's Video Art Legacy

The Crista Dahl Media Library & Archive: Preserving Vancouver's Video Art Legacy

VIVO Media Arts Centre

Vancouver's Crista Dahl Media Library & Archive (CDMLA) is home to one of Canada's most significant repositories of video by artists and independent producers. It includes over 5000 video titles, an extensive publication and textual record collection, a...

Rosemary Eaton, An Activist for Heritage & Environment

Rosemary Eaton, An Activist for Heritage & Environment

Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Rosemary Cassandra Gilliat Eaton arrived in Cole Harbour in 1965, after a career in photojournalism that started in England took her the Ceylon and finally to Canada. Here she first settled in Ottawa and in the early 1950s worked with the likes of Malak...

The JASCO Factory

The JASCO Factory

Newcastle Village and District Historical Society

This exhibit shows the transition of a factory from 1848 to 2013. The original factory was built by Daniel Massey in 1848 at the south-west corner of Beaver and King in Newcastle, Ontario. Here, he started what eventually became the largest agricultural...

Ernest Thompson Seton: The Trail of the Sandhill Stag near Carberry

Ernest Thompson Seton: The Trail of the Sandhill Stag near Carberry

The Seton Centre

This exhibit explores and highlights a small but significant part of Ernest Thompson Seton's life: the period in the 1880s when he spent time in Carberry, Manitoba, Canada. We explore how his experience as a young man influenced his future work as an...

Medals, Trophies, and Ribbons! Oh My!!!

Medals, Trophies, and Ribbons! Oh My!!!

New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame

Medals, ribbons and trophies are so important markers that record the facts of a person's life, and these awards often become the only remaining physical evidence of an athlete's record. Created for the heroes and heroines of the day, they document the...

From Black Bag to High Science: Medicine in Central N.B. 1850-2000

From Black Bag to High Science: Medicine in Central N.B. 1850-2000

Fredericton Region Museum

In the decades following the Second World War, central New Brunswick experienced the most rapid population growth in the province. That expansion was driven not by farming, manufacturing or railways - which for more than a century had powered the local...

Representations: YYZ in the 80s

Representations: YYZ in the 80s

YYZ Artists' Outlet

In order to exhibit their art and be involved in art discourse, several Toronto artists established YYZ Artists' Outlet as an artist-run centre in 1979. Artist and founding member Elizabeth MacKenzie noted in her interview that YYZ was interested in...

Toronto's Central Neighbourhood House: 100 Years in the Making

Toronto's Central Neighbourhood House: 100 Years in the Making

Cabbagetown-Regent Park Museum

The Cabbagetown Regent Park Community Museum established a partnership with Toronto's Central Neighbourhood House during CNH's Centennial in 2011. This partnership led to the mounting of a major photographic exhibition curated by the Museum's Carol...

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