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And now here's Mrs. A... Kate Aitken's Story

And now here's Mrs. A... Kate Aitken's Story

Museum on the Boyne

The "Martha Stewart" of the 1940s and 50s, Kate Aiken was a household name in Canada, dispensing practical, down-to-earth advice in newspaper columns, books and radio broadcasts. Over the course of her journalistic career, she interviewed Hitler, Mussolini...

Andrew King Show Prints

Andrew King Show Prints

Estevan Art Gallery and Museum

During the early 20th century, travelling entertainment companies criss-crossed the North American continent and stopped in every community with a population of several hundred or more. Many of these companies advertised with brightly coloured posters...

Another Point Of View: Northern BC's Story Through Photos

Another Point Of View: Northern BC's Story Through Photos

Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum

Since the first camera entered the northern interior of British Columbia, images of its industrial heritage have been abundant. These pictures are our community's history and photographic memoirs of times past. They will take you back to a time when...

Anull Thar nan Eilean - From Island to Island

Anull Thar nan Eilean - From Island to Island

Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach

The Barra Community in Cape Breton Nova ScotiaLike the traditions of all Gaelic communities in Cape Breton Nova Scotia, the story of the Barra community is very much one of the spoken word, handed down in music, folklore, dance and poetry for seven...

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,...

Arnprior through the eyes of a tourist's postcard

Arnprior through the eyes of a tourist's postcard

Arnprior and District Museum

Lumbering towns are not often thought of as tourist destinations, and Arnprior, Ontario, Canada, is no exception. A town built around the lumber industry, Arnprior was a hard-working, hard-drinking village settled mostly by Scottish and Irish immigrants...

Arrival of the Mounted Police

Arrival of the Mounted Police

Fort Saskatchewan Museum & Historic Site

In 1874, the North West Mounted Police made their incredible trek across the Prairies, where the main force established Fort Macleod. However, part of this force was detached from the main body at Roche Percée and proceeded to the Hudson's Bay post at...

Arriving at the 6th Siding

Arriving at the 6th Siding

Mountain View Museum (Olds Historical Society)

In 1890, Irish-born railway man, David Shannon became the first to settle the land by the 6th siding, named Olds in 1891. Shannon immigrated to Canada to construct the CPR from Montréal to the Golden Spike. Many like him formed the city of Olds. Read...

ART-i-FACT: 88 East Cordova

ART-i-FACT: 88 East Cordova

Gallery Gachet

This exhibit presents glimpses of an artistic community's evolution at the forefront of avant-garde, alt-mainstream art within the walls of the Boyd Building at 88 East Cordova Street, Vancouver. It offers artefacts from Gallery Gachet's archive, photos...

Ashes and Rebirth: St. Mary's Ferry/North Devon

Ashes and Rebirth: St. Mary's Ferry/North Devon

York Sunbury Museum

This Community Memories exhibition tells the story of St. Mary's Ferry/North Devon - which would ultimately become part of Fredericton - through a fictional account of the travels of James Haines to find his surviving relatives in New Brunswick in 1950. As...

Atlantic Baptist Churches, Past and Present

Atlantic Baptist Churches, Past and Present

Baptist Heritage Center

Who are Baptists in Atlantic Canada? Find out about these Christians exploring the histories of a few of the congregation that make up the Convention of Atlantic Baptists Churches.

Atton's Lake - A Summer Meeting Place

Atton's Lake - A Summer Meeting Place

Clayton McLain Memorial Museum

Vacationing in Atton's Lake, SaskatchewanAtton's Lake in west central Saskatchewan has been a special summer place for more than 100 years, ever since a group of three small lakes in west central Saskatchewan began to attract people looking for leisure and...

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