Events in History
The roots of Camp Kadesh go back to 1946 when Alfred and Eldean Friesen from Dalmeny Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church began a ministry to children that became known as Scripture Mission, from which Camp Kadesh was created.
Smith’s Falls is located half way between Ottawa and Kinston on the Rideau Canal, and it is the home of the Rideau Canal Visitor Centre.
Colemam writes about Ernest Steckle Eaton, the man who first discovered that Debert in Nova Scotia was a site of where Paleo-Indians settled over 10,000 years ago.
The other towns that were chosen in Nova Scotia were Bridgewater, the Sackville area and the Town of Amherst.
40 students from John McCrae Secondary School in Nepean, Ontario toured Europe last week as part of almost 1,000 Canadian students, teachers, cadets and military personnel who visited battlefields and landmarks of the Second World War to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
The marquee from the old Capitol Theatre, which was demolished in 1979, was recently moved to the new Capitol Music Club, and it’s causing some concern to the Saskatoon Heritage Society.
SOS Saving our Strait showcases clean up efforts along Detroit River over last 60 years
There's a new exhibit at Windsor's Community Museum showcasing the Detroit River's history.
They will do o repairs to the roof and windows, addressing water infiltration into the building and contributing, in general, to the preservation of the structure.
Read about 20th century Hungarian wedding in the province of New Brunswick.
Story of the Week
As the country get ready to celebrate the 147th birthday of Canada on the 1st of July, the young people of the country have been busy.
They have used their “creativity and imagination” and have taken “up the challenge to explore Canada's history, culture, and identity and to discover what makes this country a truly special place”.
The 1st place winner in the Draw it! Competition was Emily Wang of Edmonton, Alberta and she 13 years old. The 1st place winner in the Snap it! Competition was Alana Krug-Macleaod of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and she is 16 years old, and the 1st place in the Write it! Competition is Sarah Peerless of Tell, British Columbia, who is 16 years old.
Go to http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1292269021030 to view the winners, and 1st and 2nd runners-up in each category.
Congratulations to everyone!
Reminder: Check the Canadian Week in Review (CWR) next Monday for the latest in Genealogy, Heritage, and History news in Canada. It’s the ONLY news blog of its kind in country!
The next post will be on 16 June 2014.