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QUEBEC ANGLOPHONE HERITAGE NETWORK-HeritageLine

Available now from QAHN!

Heritage Field Guides

This series of 10 bilingual field guides touches upon a wide range of issues of concern to heritage professionals and volunteers working to insure the security of heritage resources. Titles in the series include:
1) Artefacts in Storage: Conservation Methods and Principles for Museum Workers
2) Lighting for Conservation: Understanding and Controlling the Effects of UV Exposure
3) Temperature and Humidity: Achieving Optimal Conditions for Your Artefact Collection
4) Workplace Safety: Securing a Healthy Environment for Visitors, Volunteers and Staff
5) Caring for Photographs: Best Practices for Handling, Displaying and Storing Photographs
6) Handle with Care: Guidelines for Working with Historic Artefacts and Archives
7) Collections Basics: Principles for Acquiring, Accessioning and Deaccessioning Heritage Objects
8) Crisis Planning: A Framework for Risk Management in the Community Sector
9) Crime Deterrence: Protecting Historic Buildings and Cultural Sites from Thieves and Vandals
10) Pest Control: Dealing Effectively with Unwanted Visitors to the Museum

Ordering Information:

To order a set of bilingual Heritage Field Guides, please send $23 (which includes s/h) to: QAHN, 400-257, Queen, Sherbrooke, Qc J1M 1K7.
For non-QAHN members, add $2.00 per order. Order while supplies last!

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Organized Planning and Emergency Response Assistant (OPERA): Your Guide to Emergency Planning (CD)

OPERA: making worst-case scenarios easier to manage!
OPERA provides users with interactive, printable forms for storing and retrieving crucial contact information. This handy CD contains basic procedures for managing a variety of threats, a resources guide and an extensive reading list for those who would like to delve more deeply into the extensive literature devoted to emergency management.
Available now while supplies last!

Ordering information:

To order a copy of this new emergency planning tool, please send $9.00 (which includes s/h) to: QAHN, 400-257, Queen, Sherbrooke, Qc J1M 1K7.
For non-QAHN members, add $2.00 per order. Order while supplies last!

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Now available from QAHN!

QAHN Family memberships:
1 year: $40 / 3 years: $100 / 5 years: $160

Student memberships:
1 year: $20

Contact QAHN to sign up now, or to inquire about benefits of membership.
home@qahn.org / (819) 564-9595 / toll free (877) 564-6872

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New benefit of membership for QAHN members:
Enterprise Car Rental discount rate for members only!

Contact QAHN for code!

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EASTERN TOWNSHIPS

SHERBROOKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Walking Tour of the Old-North Ward
Equipped with an MP3 player and a detailed map of the area, admire the rich architecture of the ancestral houses and discover Sherbrooke’s historical figures. A 2 hours stroll through history in the streets of Sherbrooke’s Old-North Ward.

Discovery Fridays
Type of visit: Guided tour
Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
Availability: All friday july and august at 13 h 30
Departure from: Société d'histoire de Sherbrooke or Centrale Frontenac
Themes: Cultural diversity, local history, social history
Particularity: Free activities. For informations or reservations contact us

Branch City Hall
July 31 and August 28, 2015
Discover the history of the town hall of Sherbrooke, heritage building built between 1904 and 1906. The Strathcona Square, the first use of the building (courthouse) and the new and changing practices in municipal politics will be addressed. And the visit to the hall and the boardroom is a must!
Departure: City Hall of Sherbrooke, 191 du Palais, 1:30 p.m.

The Old North District
July 17 and August 14, 2015
The Old North District has fine examples of institutional, religious and residential buildings influenced by the Victorian era. With a stroll through the streets accompanied by a dynamic guide, discover, among other things, proud representatives of Second Empire styles, Italian Villa and Neo-Gothic architectures. You will be delighted!
Departure: The Historical Society of Sherbrooke, 275 Dufferin, 1:30 p.m.

On the Traces of the Past
July 24 and August 21, 2015
Discover the cradle of the evolution of the city of Sherbrooke and see the major changes by comparing the current appearance of the place to our archives. And along the way, enjoy the stories told by some of the exterior wall paintings.
Departure: The Historical Society of Sherbrooke, 275 Dufferin, 1:30 p.m.

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Sherbrooke, a place to call home
The history of Sherbrooke has been woven from diverse origins. The area was part of the travelling grounds of the Amerindians before the city itself was founded by Americans, developed by the British, built by the Irish and French-Canadians, enriched by Jews, Syrians, Italians, then by others from the four corners of the world.

The Electric City
In the heart of the Magog River Gorge, proudly sits the Frontenac Power Station, Quebec’s oldest hydroelectricity facility still operational. Visit the interactive exhibit titled The Electric City; a journey through time and history to discover how electricity came to Sherbrooke and understand how a power station functions.

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THE EASTERN TOWNSHIPS RESOURCE CENTRE

Do you have roots in the Townships and are interested in learning more about your family history but not sure where to start looking? The Eastern Townships Resource Centre will be hosting drop-in family history workshops on Fridays until the end of September in the Old Library, located in the McGreer Building at Bishop’s University. These informal workshops will be geared towards beginners in genealogy by providing an overview of the types of sources available for family research and giving tips on how to find information, as well as reviewing some of the resources available online. Please note that the resources in the library collection are focused on Protestant records.

The workshops will be held Fridays, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Free activity. No registration required. Important: there will be no workshops on July 10th, July 31st and August 14th.
For more information: 819-822-9600, ext. 2261, etrc2@ubishops.ca

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RICHMOND COUNTY HISTORICAL

After more than 50 years of preserving the heritage of Richmond County and vicinity, Richmond County Historical Society (RCHS) is now entering a new phase in its history. The Society has acquired the Manse of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at 1161 Rte. 243 in Melbourne to keep the archives of the Society together with the exhibits of historical artefacts under one roof. With the move to the Manse there will be greater visibility of the archives and the museum.

Our Archivist continues to receive requests for information from across the world.
Significant renovations and repairs have to be done on the Manse and we are applying for financial assistance to get them done as quickly as possible. The renovations and repairs will have a beneficial effect on RCHS and the communities it serves, through increased accessibility and activities. We want to make our museum/archives a centre for such activities as concerts, storytelling, teas, meetings, artist’s exhibits, etc

The Museum at 1296, Route 243 in Melbourne Township is open for six weeks from July 1 - August 9, Wednesday to Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00. A special Scots heritage exhibit is displayed throughout the Museum, together with many other collections. Bilingual guides will help you appreciate the Museum tour.
For information, contact 819-826-1332.

An English Tea with home-made (on site) scones and jam will be served from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m on Sunday, August. 9 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The entire community is invited to visit the new home of the Richmond County Historical Society archives and museum, the RCHS Manse at 1161, route 243 Melbourne Township on Saturday, August 22nd from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

There will be a visit of the new premises (work in progress!) and a Garden party with gin garden and free non-alcoholic beverages (10$ donation for cocktails). A Fortnum & Mason luxury English Essentials hamper will be raffled. This is a family event with music, games, and community spirit.
A special “making history” event at 3:00 p.m. will be a group community photo taken on the lawn of the manse. We encourage all of you to bring friends and family (and chairs) so that this archival event represents who is making history today!

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POTTON HERITAGE ASSOCIATION

SUMMER 2015

Exhibiton
Saturday until October 10, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Round Barn, Its architecture and unique operation
Free Adminssion

Friday and Saturday, August 7th and 8th
Visit the Heritage Booth at the Multicultural Festival

Enter our photography contest “Pottonites in their daily routines”
Check heritagepotton.org for contest rules
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Sunday, August 16th, 9:00 a.m.
Hike Singer Mountain with leader, Frank Ruiz. Carpool from Parc André Gagnon.
Level: difficult; duration 5 hours
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Saturday, August 22nd, 10:00 a.m.
Visit to the Beach family’s summer home on Lake Memphremagog, built in 1870.
Owner Richard Beach will provide the history. Meet at corner of Chemin des Faucons
Pélerins and du Lac.
Parking is very constrained at the location. Bring your own lunch and swimsuit!
Must reserve with Carol at 450-292-4844
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Saturday, September 5th, 1:00 p.m.
One of our most popular events...
our corn roast on the shores of Lake Memphremagog, at the Municipal beach at Perkins Landing. Bring a salad or dessert to share. Bring your own beverage and water, if desired, along with your place setting and glass for your favourite beverage.

Reservations are required for menu coordination!
Call Janine at 450 292 3780!
Duration, around 3 hours.

Notes: Excursions are free of charge to Association members, $5 required from non - members
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For additional information:  Carol Bishop: 450-292-4844  Janine Sourdif: 450-292-3780  Info@pottonheritage.org
Check on the Web site for last updates.

The 2015 Photography Contest
Sponsored by the Potton Heritage Association,
will be held during Potton’s Multicultural Festival (FMP), which begins on August 8, 2015.

The theme chosen for the 2015 contest is: Pottonites in their daily routine

Photograph your Pottonite relatives, friends or neighbours doing whatever they do in their daily lives, be they baker, grocer, garage mechanic, craftsman, farmer or carpenter!

To be included in the contest, printed copies of all entries must be sent to the Potton Heritage Association, C.P. 262, Mansonville, Qc J0E 1X0; or handed to Christian Smeesters, 3 chemin Maurice-Coté, Mansonville, Qc J0E 1X0, at the latest one (1) week prior to the FMP, August 1, 2015.

The contest is open to all, resident of Potton or not.
Photos must have been taken in the Township of Potton.

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HASKELL OPERA HOUSE AND LIBRARY

2015 SEASON
QNEK PRODUCTIONS

September 11th to 20th
Dan Goggin’s Nunsense A Men!

October 9th to 18th
Steel Manolias by Robert Harling

Haskell Box Office 802-873-3022, ext 205 or 819-876-2471, ext 205
Handicap Accessible and Fully Air Conditioned

Tours of the Haskell Opera House
Tours of the opera house are offered mid-May through mid-October during regular library hours, (Tuesdays through Saturday) and follow a set schedule. No tours are offered on Sundays or Mondays. For safety reasons, all visitors to the Opera House must be accompanied by a member of staff. We suggest a donation of $5 per adult for the tour which lasts approximately 25 minutes.

Please direct your inquiries about tours to library personnel (802) 873-3022 or (819) 876-2471 ext 202. Tours may be unavailable on the day of a performance.
WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE LARGE (BUS) GROUPS FOR TOURS.

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BROME COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

PAUL HOLLAND KNOWLTON DAY!

The Board of Directors of the Brome County Historical Society
and the Committees for the Preservation and Restoration of the Paul Holland Knowlton House
cordially invite you to celebrate:

Official opening of the 200-year old restored log house
on August 15, 2015, from 12:00 to 4:30.

Opening Ceremony at 12:00 noon, followed by a BBQ picnic and guided tours of the PHK House and the museum.
Please bring your family and friends to this free community event.

We wish to thank all those who have been so generous by their donations,
financial support and encouragement throughout this community project.

La journée de PAUL HOLLAND KNOWLTON !

Le conseil d’administration de la Société historique du comté de Brome
et les Comités pour la conservation et la restauration de la maison Paul Holland Knowlton,
Nous vous invitons cordialement à fêter:

L’ouverture officielle le 15 août, 2015 de 12h00 à 16h30, de la vieille maison restaurée datant de 1815, construite en bois équarri.

La cérémonie d’ouverture est fixée pour 12h00, suivi d’un pique-nique barbecue, les visites guidées de la maison PHK et du musée.
Nous vous invitons à prendre part accompagné de votre famille et vos amis à cet événement gratuit.

Nous tenons à remercier tous ceux et celles impliqués, les donateurs, et tous ceux qui nous ont encouragés à la réussite de ce projet communautaire.

BROME COUNTY’S “HIDDEN TREASURE”
The Brome County Historical Society is indeed fortunate to have in its possession a Fokker D VII which is believed to be one of three planes of that type in the world with its original fabric. One of the most frequently asked questions by visitors to the museum is “How did you get it?” You can find out the answer and learn more about this historic treasure in the Martin Annex of the BCHS Museum.

UPCOMING EVENTS

August 15
Community Fun! Join us for a 200-Year-Anniversary Celebration of the Paul Holland Knowlton House!
Sat, 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. BCHS grounds at 130 Lakeside, Knowlton

August 16 – 23
Louise Drolet Exhibit
Centennial Building, 130 Lakeside, Knowlton.

August 23
Antique and Craft Market 3
Sun, All day. BCHS grounds at 130 Lakeside, Knowlton

September 20
Antique and Craft Market 4
Sun, All day. BCHS grounds at 130 Lakeside, Knowlton

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COLBY-CURTIS MUSEUM

OPENING HOURS

Season: Summer
June 22nd to September 1st (Labour Day):
Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
September 2nd to June 21st: Monday to Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Uncoming Events

The Tea Room
To be open three days a week; Thursday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

July-August-September
Exhibition
The History of County Fairs
Agricultureal Improvement and Popular Cuture in Stanstead County

August
Saturday August 8, 5:00 p.m.
Benefit Event for Colby-Curtis Museum
Barn Dance at Harry’s Isbrucker, 7370, rte 247 Ogden
Live band: Christopher Curtis and The Classic boulevard
Music: 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

**Square Dance, Caller Ray Moskovich
**Dancers: North Country Swingers
**Auction: 8:30 p.m.
**Bonfire and Drinks

Tickets on sale NOW at Colby-Curtis Museum 819-876-7322
Price Ticket: $60.00 (partial tax receipt)

Fall Excursion
The next trip will be in the fall to Burlington, VT for an overnigbht stay, followed by a full day at the Shelburne Museum.
Cost: $284. double occupancy includes supper Thursday evening and breakfast on Friday morning.

Permanent Exhibition
Gives visitors a glimpse of the gracious lifestyle enjoyed by several generations of the Colby family, a prominent border family of American Origin

WHERE: 535 Dufferin, Stanstead
Info: Phone: (819) 876-7322; Email: info@colbycurtis.ca

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LENNOXVILLE-ASCOT HISTORICAL & MUSEUM SOCIETY (LAHMS)

Names and Places
History Exhibit

How did Lennoxville get its name? Why is this street named after that person? Where are the bridges in Lennoxville? Find the answers to these questions and more at the Names and Places exhibition presented by the Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society until May 22, 2016. The exhibit is located on the second floor of Uplands, 9 Speid Street, Sherbrooke (Borough of Lennoxville).

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Office: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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UPLANDS CULTURAL & HERITAGE CENTER

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Office: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mad Hatter Tea and Croquet Party
Sunday, August 30th, 2015, 3:00 p.m.

Immerse yourself in the extraordinary atmosphere of wonderland!

The Uplands garden will be transformed into a wonderland for the Mad Hatter Tea Party, a unique fundraising event for the cultural and heritage centre. Every donation to Uplands of $30.00 or more ensures your entry to this event. A tax receipt for the amount of your donation will be provided (minus $10).

Come wearing your wildest hat and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for one afternoon! Tea, bubbly, finger food and more will be served by your favorite story characters from Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland. A croquet demonstration match and live classical music will enhance the atmosphere for a fun filled, if slightly unusual, afternoon.
Tickets are available at Uplands Cultural and Heritage Center, 9, Speid Street, Sherbrooke (Borough of Lennoxville). Information: 819-564-0409 or www.uplands.ca .

Thé et croquet du Chapelier fou
Dimanche le 30 août 2015, 15h

Plongez dans l’ambiance extravagante du pays des merveilles!

Les jardins du Centre culturel et du patrimoine Uplands se transformeront en pays des merveilles à l’occasion du Thé et croquet du chapelier fou, un événement bénéfice unique au profit d’Uplands. Un don de 30 $ ou plus est demandé pour se joindre à l’événement. Un reçu d’impôt sera remis en échange du montant du don (moins 10 $).

Coiffez vos chapeaux les plus fous et oubliez la vie d’adulte le temps d’un après-midi à Uplands. Du thé, des boissons pétillantes et des bouchées extravagantes seront servis par les personnages de l’histoire des Aventures d’Alice au pays des merveilles. Démonstration de croquet et concert de musique classique également au programme!
Les billets sont disponibles au Centre culturel et du patrimoine Uplands au 9, rue Speid à Sherbrooke (dans l’arrondissement de Lennoxville). Pour de plus amples informations, les intéressés peuvent communiquer avec Nancy Robert ou Julie Marleau par téléphone au 819 564-0409 ou par courriel à info@uplands.ca.

Exhibit
June 28th to September 6th
Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre invites the general public to its new art exhibition featuring the work of Catherine Young Bates. Her paintings will be displayed all summer from June 28th to September 6th, 2015. The invitation is also extended to come meet the artist at a vernissage which will be held Sunday, June 28th between 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 9 Speid Street in Sherbrooke (Borough of Lennoxville).

Opening hours
Uplands is open Wednesday to Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free.
For more information call 819 564-0409.

Small English Tea
Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m
Costs: $10.

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EATON CORNER MUSEUM (COMPTON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
SOCIETY)

Old Fashioned Day
Sunday, August 9, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Take a step back in time at Old Fashioned Day, an annual event presented by the Eaton Corner Museum, on Sunday, August 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. Demonstrations and displays of heritage crafts and skills will be presented by local people who still know how to do them.

Old Fashioned Day gives visitors an opportunity to watch how to do things that our great-grandparents used to do: quilting, wool spinning and carding, weaving, needlepoint, chicken scratch embroidery, blacksmithing, timber frame construction, wood carving, basket-making, and more. There will also be exhibits of many kinds of antique tools and machinery.

Also planned for the day are Old Time music, old time children’s activities, horse and wagon rides, and a complimentary tea service with homemade scones and jam.

NEW THIS YEAR: Practical tips on how to preserve your family treasures, and ideas for making a family time capsule to keep for future generations. Museologist Brigitte Campeau will give advice on how to store, handle, and display mementos such as photographs (including digital), paper documents, books, jewellery, quilts, cookware, textiles and clothing, oral histories, and more. The public is welcome to bring along some items for recommendations, but should note that there will not be any appraisals or valuations given.

Demonstrations, displays and activities will take place at the Museum site in Eaton Corner which includes the Church, the Foss House and the Academy, all designated as historic sites and located at the corner of Route 253 and Laberee Road. Visitors may take the opportunity to see the permanent exhibit in the church, A Tale of the Townships, as well as view part of the Museum’s reserve collections dating back to the early 1800s in the Academy.

Admission to Old Fashioned Day is $10. Children 10 years and under will be admitted for free. A tea service with home made scones and jam is included in the entry fee and will be served between 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the Academy. Also, a hot dog lunch will be available for sale between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The Museum is located at 374 Route 253, Eaton Corner, in Cookshire-Eaton. It is open Wednesday through Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., until September. Visit our website for information about other activities in 2015. A delightful way to spend a summer afternoon !

Beyond Belief DVD
PLEASE NOTE that DVDs of the play, BEYOND BELIEF, performed in February 2015 will be available soon. Order your copy from Sharon Moore, 819-837-2643.

OPENING HOURS:
June 10 to August 30, Wed-Sun, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
September 5 to October 4: Weekends only or by appointment
October to May: collection/archives by appointment

Permanent Exhibition
A Tale of the Townships
Two years in the planning, our new permanent exhibition tells the story of the early settlers to our region, historic Compton County, and the thriving village that developed here in the 1800s. When you visit the new exhibit of carefully selected objects from our extensive collections, you will follow the story beginning with the Native Americans who fished and hunted here. It continues with the arrival of the first English speaking homesteaders from New England and then from the British Isles, in the early 1800s, and the French speaking settlers who came later. You will discover how each of these groups has left an indelible mark on our local history, culture and architecture.

Researching family history? Special projects?
Please call for an appointment at tel: 819-875-5256 or 819-875-3182; Email: info@eatoncorner.ca

We Can Help You
We have genealogy information on many local families, as well as volumes of Townships history, individual family histories, ancestral charts and other documents available for study. Even if you don’t find what you’re looking for, you’re sure to discover something fascinating along the way. Access to the Archives & Library and research support are available by appointment.

Info: Tel: 819-875-5256 or 819-875-3182 or Email: info@eatoncorner.ca

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MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE SHERBROOKE

EXHIBIT

Andy Warhol, graphiste
From June 6 through September 27, 2015

A prolific artist and eccentric publicist, Andy Warhol is best known for his emblematic images of American culture from 1950 to 1980. His work illustrates an era marked by the rise of marketing and mass consumption, a revolution in imaging, and the commercialisation of celebrity. With his enormous production of paintings, prints, films and sound recordings, Andy Warhol influenced, and continues to influence, both the production and the perception of art.

EXHIBIT

Roland Poulin. Sculptures et dessins
May 23 through September 20

Working in geometric abstractions and creating monumental sculptures for more than thirty years, Roland Poulin now presents a number of recent works at the Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke, the majority of which have not been shown before. Profiting from the natural light of the Grand Hall, these pieces will reveal the intrinsic beauty of metallic materials. Visitors will also be able to see models and preparatory drawings which bear witness to the artistic development of this important sculptor, whose work is shown in the principal art museums of Québec and elsewhere in Canada.

The exhibition Roland Poulin. Sculptures et dessins presents:
a sculpture of spectacular dimensions entitled Ultime dialogue; preparatory studies for large-format sculptural works, in brass, steel and glass; a series of seven drawings entitles Stratification.

Information : 819 821-2115
www.mbas.qc.ca

Permanent Collection
Spaces and Landscapes
Thanks to a grant from the ministère de la Culture et des Communications, the Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke has been able to undertake the renewal of its permanent collection. This exhibition allows visitors to appreciate the evolution of landscape art over time, from the panoramic views of earlier centuries to the dynamic concepts of contemporary art, and including the more personal vision of naïve artists. Landscape painting explores in a special way the links between nature and culture. It may depict a particular countryside, or evoke an imaginary scene, but it always inspires its viewers to a flight of fancy, a new point of view, an excursion in another world. Many important artists are represented here, including some from our region, and representatives of the next artistic generation. A special place is accorded to our own landscape painter, Frederick Simpson Coburn.

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GASPE

Celebration of the Life and Times of William Wakeham, M.D., Government Official and Arctic Explorer

You are invited to attend a celebration of the life and times of William Wakeham, M.D., Government Official and Arctic explorer. This event, sponsored by the Gaspe-Birthplace of Canada Corporation, will be held on Sunday, August 9th at 1:30 PM. on O’Hara’s Point near the Wakeham Monument. The life and accomplishments of Wakeham will be presented by Mr. Fabien Sinnett and Mario Mimeault. There will be entertainment and refreshments. The program will be bilingual. Please come and participate in honoring Commander Wakeham and his contributions to Gaspe and Canada.

WHEN: Sunday, August 9th at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: O’Hara’s Point near the Wakeham Monument

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GASPÉ-JERSEY-GUERNSEY ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE ANNUELLE 2015

Sunday, August 23, 2015 at La Vieille Usine de L'Anse-à Beaufils, 55, rue à Bondils, Anse-à-Beaufile (Percé, QC)

9:30 a.m. Reception
10:00 a.m. AGM followed by a conference with Jean-Marie Thibault
12:00 p.m. Dinner at the Café-Bistro (LaVielle Usine)

Pause-café: $1.35 / pers. (+ taxes and service)

Main menu: at $25.00 (Soup, dessert, tea/coffee included)
Seafood au gratin / Plate of salted -Gaspe Cure- God Patties / Chicken and vegetables on rice

Autre menu à 20.00$
Entree Ceaser salad / Fish soup served with Provençal sauce.
dessert, tea / coffee
Very important: please let us know if you will be present for dinner as soon as possible by contaction Claudette Garnier at 418-534-2926 or at cgarnier@globetrotter.net

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HERITAGE GASPÉ / HERITAGE GASPÉSIE

The last Heritage Gaspe Historical Calendar has been sold. We have received much positive feedback on this latest edition. We look forward to our next effort which will be the HOMES-AT-HOME calendar and web site.

Gaspe: Homes-at-Home.

The 2016 calendar will include pictures of some of the older homes in Gaspe as they looked years ago. Included with the pictures will be a brief description of the original owners of the property and those responsible for building the home. A web-based component of the project will also be available that will include anecdotes about the homes and people who lived in them.

In order for us to start the project we need early photos, of homes taken years ago. It is important that we receive permission to use the photo from the owner of the photo with the understanding that a copy will be used for the calendar as well as for the web component. No photo will be used without such permission. We have done this with photos used for the two previous calendars and the use of these photos is greatly appreciated. We also give credit to those who give permission for the use of the photo.

For further information please contact us at gaspecoast@sympatico.ca or pictures@heritage-gaspe.org

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LAURENTIANS

MORIN HEIGHTS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

Buildings That Have Disappeared in Morin Heights: A Joint
Venture with Arts Morin Heights: September 26 and 27
The MHHA will supply the photos of old structures of significance to the community that once stood in the village core that have since been demolished. Local artists will be asked to do interpretative renditions of these buildings. This should be an interesting project and will coincide with this year’s “Journée de la Culture”. This event is currently being organized. Anyone interested in helping with this event, please contact Pierre Caron (pierrecaronsr@gmail.com or (450) 226 8853).

History of Cross Country Skiing in the Morin Heights area:
Presentation by James Jackson
November 15, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
St-Eugène Church
One of the feature articles for Porcupine #10 is an article on the history of cross-country skiing in our region. Researched and written by a local enthusiast, this talk should be an interesting review of this important activity and its place in helping develop the recreo-touristic aspect of our local economy.

The History of Morin Heights: 6-week (bilingual) course

September 16 to October 21
Wednesdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. • September 16 to October 21 Morin Heights Library Cost $35. Course will be offered in English/bilingual Registration deadline September 11; minimum 8 participants Info: Don Stewart 450 226 6622
RSVP before the 11th of September

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MONTÉRÉGIE

MISSISQUOI MUSEUM

Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Stanbridge East. The historic images and objects in this exhibition serve to commemorate the 125 year milestone and reveal the growth of an historic hamlet into a community-minded and busy village.

The Missisquoi Museum also highlights the history of the United Empire Loyalists, community life in the 19th century, an impressive collection of agricultural objects housed at the 12-sided Walbridge Barn and Hodge’s General Store, which features “Mr. Hodge” and his dry goods from the l940s.

Located just off Route 202 along the Wine Route, between Dunham and Bedford in the picturesque village of Stanbridge East, come and explore this jewel in the Eastern Townships which is the Missisquoi Museum.

The admission price of $10 will permit the visitor access to the Walbridge Barn, the Cornell Mill and Hodge’s General Store. Open daily 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., May 31st to October 11th, 2015.

For more information, admission prices and for group reservations, please contact
Pamela Realffe at 450 248-3153 or visit our website (www.missisquoimuseum.ca).

2 River Street, Stanbridge East QC
www. missisquoimuseum.ca

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GREENWOOD CENTRE FOR LIVING HISTORY

Tea and Tours at Greenwood: Wednesday-Saturday all summer

Greenwood is open for its 18th season of Tours and Tea. From the 1732 Hearth Room to the Dining Room furnished with 19th and 20th decorative art styles, up Vicky McCallum's stunning circular staircase to Phoebe’s summer bedroom, to directly below to Percy Nobbs’s newly redone living room, Greenwood is ready for visitors and is looking better than ever. All we need to make Greenwood just about perfect is you.

Tickets are now available for our very special Traditional Tea on August. 9th at 3:00 p.m. A limited number of tickets are available, so don't miss out! They are on sale at Pure Art (422 Main Road, Hudson) or can be reserved by calling Greenwood at 450-458-5396. The cost is $30/person, and includes a wonderful feast of sweets, sandwiches and tea.

We are looking for donations for our annual "Treasures in the Attic" sale and our vintage shop in the garage. Tax receipts can be given for items of value. Please look through your garage/home for suitable items! We can pick up heavier pieces. With many thanks, as always!

Tours are available Wednesday to Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feel free to drop by, or call #: 450-458-5396 to make a reservation. Groups are more than welcome! After your tour, tea or lemonade and cookies will be served with a smile on the back porch, overlooking Greenwood’s gardens and the beautiful Lake of Two Mountains.

EVENTS:

AUGUST

Sunday, August 9 Greenwood Traditional Tea 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Greenwood

Sunday, August 16 Theatre on the Lawn 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. at Greenwood

Sunday, August 30 Final House and Garden Tour 1:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. at Greenwood

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 19, Treasures in the Attic, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. James Church Hall

OCTOBER

STORYfEST! Dates, times and locations to be confirmed

Location and Information:
254 Main Road, Hudson
Tel: 450-458-5396
Email: history@greenwoodcentre.org
Website: www.greenwood-centre-hudson.org

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EXPORAIL, CANADIAN RAILWAY MUSEUM

The Summer Program at Exporail

Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
from June 24th to September 7th, 2015.

This summer, Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum invites all visitors to marvel at the railroad universe and to experience the lives of yesteryear’s travelers. Children and adults looking for thrills and memorable experiences will live out a truly fantastic experience. Temporary exhibitions will be attractive for art and history lovers…

Awaken Your Inner Child!

Visitors will discover the largest collection of railroad equipment in Canada. They will be able to climb aboard several of the vehicles on exhibit, to take a ride in a completely restored Montreal streetcar and aboard a miniature train and, on Sunday afternoons, the public has the opportunity to board the Exporail passenger train. Time will stop for you to awaken your inner child!

And, also :
A guided tour (Saturdays and Sundays).
The model train room.
The Rocky Mountain Express movie (English version at 1:30 p.m., admission $4) propels audiences on a steamtrain journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and highlights the adventure of building the nation's first transcontinental railway.

Demonstrations (flexible hours, weekends) :
John Molson Steam Locomotive
Operating Turntable
Telegraphy

Temporary Exhibitions

A Touch of Culture in Agriculture unites 26 professionnal visual artists within the collective assignment of interpreting into individual works of art, an agricultural enterprise with which they have been coupled. There is only one format for all artists to express themselves in, be it abstract or figurative painting, watercolour or photography. This bold event is the result of an association between two non-profit organizations: Bistro Culturel Cœur de Village of Saint-Isidore, which aims to promote the propagation of culture in the rural environment and, the art group of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Autour de nous. This exhibition is supported by the financial support of the MRC de Roussillon, Producteurs de lait de Montérégie-Ouest and Domaine Labranche.

A Building the Road to Victory
Canadian Railway Troops, Forgotten Heroes
Until November 11, 2015

Born alongside the railway, recognized for its expertise in this area and proud to be part of the British Empire, Canada was a young nation that entered the 20th century with confidence. During the First World War, despite its small population, this peaceful and prosperous country was nonetheless able to send an expeditionary force of 600,000 troops, including 20,000 members of the Railway Troops. One in ten would not return home alive.

From 1915 to the German defeat in 1918, these railroaders in khaki were to prove again and again their exceptional efficiency and courage under fire while dealing with the task at hand:
BUILDING THE ROAD TO VICTORY.
admission is $4. Information : 450 632-2410 exporail.org

Construire la route de la victoire
Les troupes ferroviaires canadiennes, ces héros oubliés
Jusqu'au 11 novembre 2015
Né à l’ombre du chemin de fer, reconnu pour son expertise dans ce domaine, fier de son appartenance à l’Empire britannique, le Canada aborde le 20esiècle avec confiance. Au cours du premier conflit mondial, ce pays pacifique et prospère réussit à réunir un corps expéditionnaire de 600 000 soldats, dont 20 000 membres des troupes ferroviaires. De 1915 à la défaite allemande de 1918, ces cheminots en uniforme se font reconnaître pour leur efficacité exceptionnelle, leur courage sous le feu ennemi et l’esprit de sacrifice face à la tâche à accomplir : CONSTRUIRE LA ROUTE DE LA VICTOIRE.

For the summer period; Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum invites all visitors to marvel at the railroad universe. Children and adults looking for thrills and memorable experiences will discover the largest collection of railroad equipment in Canada and will live out a truly fantastic experience. They will be able to climb aboard several of the vehicles on exhibit, to take a ride in a completely restored Montreal streetcar and aboard a miniature train and, to top off the visit there are many activities offered by our personnel. No matter your age, time will stop for you to awaken your inner child!

Dès ce printemps et, durant toute la saison estivale, Exporail, le Musée ferroviaire canadien convie les visiteurs à s’émerveiller dans l’univers des chemins de fer. Les adultes et les enfants, en quête d’évasion et d’émotions, découvrent la plus grande collection ferroviaire au Canada et vivent une expérience fascinante. Ils montent notamment à bord de certains véhicules exposés, font une balade dans un tramway d’époque ou sur un chemin de fer miniature et, profitent d’une importante panoplie d’activités offerte par l’équipe d’animation. Peu importe l’âge, le temps se suspend lors d’une visite pour permettre à chacun de réveiller son cœur d’enfant!

New

Until November 11th 2015, Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum presents its new temporary exhibition: Building the Road to Victory. Canadian Railway Troops, Forgotten heroes. This exhibition showcases how their expertise was acquired as early as the 19th century, on Western Canada’s plains and the battlefields of South Africa. Period posters, uniforms, exceptional archive documents, mock-ups, tools, instruments and typical equipment are paired with clips filmed on the European front.

Nouveautés

Jusqu’au 11 novembre 2015, Exporail présente sa nouvelle exposition temporaire: Construire la route de la victoire. Les troupes ferroviaires canadiennes, ces héros oubliés. Cette exposition révèle leurs exploits en prenant soin de présenter les origines de cette expertise acquise dès le 19e siècle, tant dans les plaines de l’Ouest canadien que sur les champs de bataille d’Afrique du Sud. Affiches d’époque, uniformes, documents d’archives exceptionnels, maquettes, outils, instruments et équipements typiques sont accompagnés d’extraits de films tournés sur le front européen.

Family Activities

A guided tour allows visitors to immerse themselves in the lives of yesteryear’s travelers (Saturdays and Sundays)
The model train room demonstrates the world of model railroaders through two interactive operating layouts.
The Rocky Mountain Express movie (English version at 1:30 p.m., admission $4) propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and highlights the adventure of building the nation's first transcontinental railway.

Demonstrations (flexible hours, weekends) :
John Molson Steam Locomotive
Operating Turntable
Telegraphy

Rides:
Streetcar
Miniature Railway
Passenger Train (Sunday afternoon)

Activités

S’imprégner du mode de vie des voyageurs d’époque avec la visite guidée (samedi et dimanche).
Faire connaissance avec l’univers du modélisme ferroviaire dans la salle des trains miniatures.
Assister à la projection du film, L’express des Rocheuses, (11 h et 15 h en version française, 4 $ par personne) : voyage en train à travers les paysages époustouflants des Rocheuses qui retrace l'histoire épique de la construction du premier chemin de fer transcontinental au Canada.
Les démonstrations (horaires variables, les fins de semaine) :
Locomotive à vapeur John Molson
Fonctionnement du pont tournant
Télégraphie
Les balades :
Balade en tramway d’époque
Chemin de fer miniature
Train de passagers (dimanche après-midi)

Event
August 15th & 16th, 2015: A Great Passion for Model Trains, Model Train Exhibition.
This coming August 15th and 16th, 2015, more than twenty exhibitors from Quebec and Ontario will present their model trains to the public at Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum. This annual event attracts over 1,500 visitors. During this event known as A Great Passion for Model Trains, visitors are given the opportunity to view a variety of different scale models! Model trains are exhibited alongside Exporail life-size vehicles and a few of them are set up on layouts as much as 220 times smaller than actual size. Much like engineers, model railroaders design these miniature worlds to include structures, rolling stock, buildings, and even landscapes. Several components of this exhibition are interactive and a large area is also provided for children to take part in a Lego® workshop. Awaken Your Inner Child!

Schedule

Saturday, August 15th: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 16th: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Un événement à ne pas manquer!
Les 15 et 16 août 2015 : l’exposition de trains miniatures, Petits trains, grandes passions.

Building the Road to Victory
Canadian Railway Troops, Forgotten Heroes
Until November 11, 2015

Born alongside the railway, recognized for its expertise in this area and proud to be part of the British Empire, Canada was a young nation that entered the 20th century with confidence. During the First World War, despite its small population, this peaceful and prosperous country was nonetheless able to send an expeditionary force of 600,000 troops, including 20,000 members of the Railway Troops. One in ten would not return home alive. From 1915 to the German defeat in 1918, these railroaders in khaki were to prove again and again their exceptional efficiency and courage under fire while dealing with the task at hand: BUILDING THE ROAD TO VICTORY.

Miniature Trains
Extraordinary moments to treasure!
All year long!
This exhibition showcases a 4, 87 meter by 12, 5 meter HO scale (1/87 or 1 mm = 87 mm) layout, built by the Exporail's volunteers and members of the Montreal Railroad Modellers Association, in conjunction with Exporail.
It depicts typical Canadian railway operations and scenes with a train servicing terminal, industries, rural settings, a mining operation and a small town.
This exhibition of miniature trains contrast with the huge railway equipment full size on exhibit in our Angus pavilion.

WHERE: 110, rue Saint-Pierre, Saint-Constant
Info: Telephone: 450-632-2410; Courriel: info@exporail.org

Recent acquisitions
Locomotive and passenger cars from the Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT)

The Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) made a large donation to Exporail’s historic collection last September, consisting of three pieces of rolling stock which ended their service on the AMT network in 2010.
First, the GR 418 AMT 1311 diesel electric locomotive, one of the hundreds of GP9 engines built by General Motors in London, Ontario. Secondly AMT 1101 passenger car, an example of the cars which ran in commuter service for almost 40 years, for the AMT in Montreal and, before, for Go Transit in Toronto. Lastly, AMT 603 generator car, built by Canadian Car & Foundry in Ville Saint-Pierre. This car illustrate the conversion of passenger’s trains from steam to electric heating while providing energy.

ARCHIVES CENTRE VISIT EXPORAIL’S GIFT SHOP!

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MONTREAL

CENTRE D’HISTOIRE DE MONTRÉAL

Almost 50 years ago, Montreal was host to Expo 67, one of the most successful world fair’s of the 20th century.

The fair hosted 62 nations to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation.
To relive this exciting moment in Canadian history, the Centre d’histoire de Montréal is putting together an exhibition on youth at Expo 67.

It is looking for photographs, amateur films, souvenir items, and personal memories from anyone who was between the ages of 11 and 21 from 1967 to 1969 and who attended Expo 67.
To participate in this walk down memory lane, send your momentos to Catherine Charlebois (catherine.charlebois@ville.montreal.qc.ca) or call her at 514 872-3284. The exhibition’s success relies on your participation!

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POINTE-CLAIRE PUBLIC LIBRARY

50th Anniversary Celebration, Pointe-Claire Public Library (Valois Branch)

Date: October 07, 2015
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: Pointe-Claire Public Library, 68 Prince Edward, Pointe-Claire, Qc.
Information:
A special celebration of the community and its library!
Anyone who has contributed to the library or to the history of the building is welcome to attend.

This event includes a Book of Remembrance an an exhibition of photographs from the archives and from private collectors. City dignitaries, select members of the community and representatives from the Valois Protestant School will be on hand to speak about the history and value of the library and building to the greater Valois community.

Wine, cheese, coffee and tea will be served.
If you have any items that might be of interest to the exhibition, please contact Kathy Wilson at the library at: (514) 630-1219.

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PARK EXTENSION HISTORICAL SOCIETY

PARK EXTENSION THROUGH THE DECADES: 1910-2010 / Parc-Extension à Travers les Décennies: 1910 à 2010.

The Park Extension Historical Society (SHpeHS), located in north central Montreal, has just published a booklet illustrating the neighbourhood's evolution from French Canadian market gardens to crowded urban district where 94% of the 31,000 residents were born outside of Canada and English maintains a toehold. This lively booklet, measuring 8" x 8", consists of 68 pages packed with photos of people and places, bilingual captions and texts. It is both instructive and entertaining for all ages of readers.

It was fashioned with the help of a Canada Summer Jobs graphics intern from ten exhibition posters prepared by the SHpeHS in 2010 and published by Éditions Hisitoire Québec, ISBN: 978-2-89586-091-4.

For information about ordering please visit the website www.parkextensionhistory.org or telephone (514) 271-6650. The cost is $20 plus mail and handling. It can also be obtained through the FHQ's mail order book boutique.

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THE BEAUREPAIRE-BEACONSFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

2015 Lectures

Throughout the year 2015, the Beaurepaire-Beaconsfield Historical Society invites you to discover different aspects of Canadian Military - Standing on Guard

Everyone welcome.
Free for members; $2 for non-members
Become a member for $5 per year
Information: Email: info@shbbhs.ca

Visit often our website at http://shbbhs.ca/ to learn more about our activities and monthly lectures on the third Thursday of the month. Info: 514-695-0205

OUTAOUAIS

AYLMER HERITAGE ASSOCIATION/ASSOCIATION PATRIMOINE AYLMER

Canadian horse, 350 years of history

August 12, 2015, talk on the Canadian horse with Michel Allen. The talk will be held at 495, Aylmer Rd (The Aylmer Heritage Association) at 7:00 pm.

Discover the history on the Canadian horse, the first ones to be imported in New France.

For the occasion, Michel Allen will present a real Canadian horse from his farm.

Please reserve by calling at 819.684.6809 or send us an email at: associationpatrimoineaylmer@gmail.com

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To become a member:
Family $25., Individual $20., Student $15., Group/Corporation $50.
Website : www.aylmerheritageassociation.com

Chevaux canadiens, 350 ans d’histoire

Causerie sur les chevaux canadiens donnée par le conférencier Michel Allen. La causerie aura lieu le 12 août au 495, chemin d'Aylmer (L'Association du patrimoine d'Aylmer) à 19 h.

Découvrez l’histoire des chevaux canadiens, les premiers importés en Nouvelle-France.

Pour l’occasion, Michel Allen présentera un cheval canadien de ses élevages.

Veuillez réserver en appelant au 819.684.6809 ou en envoyant un courriel à l’adresse suivante : associationpatrimoineaylmer@gmail.com

Heures d’ouverture:
Le bureau de l'Association du patrimoine d'Aylmer est ouvert du mardi au jeudi de 8 h 30 à 16 h 30. Veuillez prendre rendez-vous pour demander des informations, acheter un livre ou consulter des archives.

Tarifs pour adhérer à l'Association du patrimoine d'Aylmer : Famille 25 $ - Individu 20 $ - Aîné/étudiant 15 $ - Groupe/Corporation 50 $
Site web : www.associationpatrimoineaylmer.com

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FAIRBAIRN HOUSE HERITAGE CENTRE

The new heritage centre of the Gatineau Valley

Hours of operation 2015
7 days a week from June 14 to September 1
Weekends from September 6 to October 13

Admission by donation
The Fairbairn House Heritage Centre welcomed over 1240 visitors from 19 countries this past summer - its first full summer of operation. Below are some season's highlights.
Fairbairn House 2015 Special Events

August 9, 1:00 p.m. - Third Annual Heritage Garden Party

September 6, 12:00 p.m. - Great Grannies Concert
thegrannies.org

Current Projects and Exhibits

Exhibits
This year's "Faces of the Valley" exhibit - Miss Caroline's classroom - honoured the teachers and students of the Gatineau Valley's one-room schools. It included a teacher mannequin, desks, slates, maps, books and toys and was a great success. The summer also introduced our new flip books for visitors which give information about each object on display under the Centre's various themes: history of our area, domestic and community life, logging, ariculture and travel. The 2015 "Faces of the Valley" exhibit will be The Contribution by Gatineau Valley women to WW1. Touch screens should also be available for a more varied approach in the exhibits program.

Working on the Railway
Our working table-top railway was in operation. It shows Wakefield during the era of the steam train with treed hills, logs floating downstream, a working sawmill, a huge cattle pen, and landmarks such as the original Fairbairn farm. Volunteers from the community will continue to bring historical details to this representation of the actual Wakefield riverside of the 1930s.

Log Cabin
During the winter we will prepare our newly reconstructed log cabin to open as a pioneer home and one-room school. The cabin is an excellent example of round-log construction used by settlers to build their first home and one-room schools in the Gatineau Valley. See more inOn-site Facilities.

Outdoor Stage
Fairbairn featured four concerts, two plays and even two weddings on the new outdoor timber-frame stage, constructed in a natural amphitheatre in the Hendrick municipal park. Concerts included the annual Heritage Garden Party's Jigs and Reels, the annual Wakefield Grannies concert with 600 attending, the Conservatoire de Musique de Hull's Dual Moments: a classical guitar performance and the Friends of the Gatineau River Day Celebration. The plays were "Au fils du temps" and "Stitches in Time".
The stage, as well as a meeting room for thirty, an activity and workshop room and a fully equipped kitchen may be rented by the public. For information contact us.
What's New at the Centre

Flip Books
Our new flip books have information about each object on display under the Centre's various themes: history of our area, domestic and community life, logging, agriculture and travel.

Merchandise
A CD presenting the story of the reconstruction of the Wakefield Covered Bridge following the fire of 1984 is now on sale at the Fairbairn House heritage Centre for $10. Those interested can buy it at the Centre or order it (see order form). Also available for purchase are postcards, books, pins, posters, and novelty licence plates.

Address: 45 chemin Wakefield Heights, Wakefield
Info: 819-778-3382 or email at info@fairbairn.ca
Website: http://www.fairbairn.ca

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GATINEAU VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

EVENTS

52nd Annual Auction, Silent Auction and Bake Sale

WHEN: Saturday, August 22 - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Ferme Hendrick Farm, Old Chelsea, Chelsea, QC
With auctioneer Revel Stewart.

BBQ in support of the Cascades Club
Rain or Shine - Bring a chair - Cash or cheque only.

We need your antiques and collectables!
Look around your home and cottage: help us keep our auction fun, interesting and filled with vintage items that people want to purchase!

See further details on what we are looking for or contact auction@gvhs.ca.
Bring your items* to Hendrick Farm on Friday August 21 - 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. for registration.

Viewing: Friday, August 21 - 5:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday August 22 - 8:00-9:00 a.m.
** Live auction donors can receive a tax receipt for 100% of the cash sale or a cheque for 50% of the selling price.

LE RETOUR DU SAN JUAN À RED BAY, NOUVEAU SITE DU PATRIMOINE MONDIAL

PAR: Robert Grenier
QUAND: lundi 28 septembre 2015 à 19h:30.
LIEU: Bibliothèque de Chelsea, 100 chemin Old Chelsea, Chelsea QC

Le navire basque San Juan fut découvert en 1978 par l’auteur et son équipe de Parcs Canada, dans le port baleinier de Red Bay au Labrador. Épave la plus ancienne découverte au nord du Texas, le San Juan, fut sélectonné par l’UNESCO en 2000 pour son logo officiel par la quantité et la qualité de ses vestiges et par l’excellence du travail de l’équipe d’archéologie subaquatique de Parcs Canada.

Cette consécration allait s’amplifier pour permettre au San Juan de devenir le navire patrimonial le plus décoré de l’histoire. Une réplique fidèle aux plans archéologiques est actuellement en construction à Pasaia en Espagne, à l’occasion de la nomination de San Sebastian comme capitale culturelle de l’Europe pour 2016. Le San Juan, raison principale de cette nomination par Bruxelles, est un symbole du développement du commerce maritime entre le Nouveau Monde et l’Europe du seizième siècle.

THE HISTORY OF ST. STEPHEN CHURCH

WHEN: Monday October 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM
WHERE: St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church, 212 chemin Old Chelsea, Old Chelsea, QC

Guest speaker, Larry Dufour, longtime Chelsea resident, on the history of St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Old Chelsea.

LA MAISON O'NEIL, LE GRAND DÉMÉNAGEMENT!

PAR: Thierry Boyer et Élisabeth Veyrat
LIEU: Bibliothèque de Chelsea, 100 chemin Old Chelsea, Chelsea QC
QUAND: lundi 26 octobre 2015 à 19h:30.

Bâtie au milieu du XIXe siècle le long de la route 105, à Chelsea, la maison O'Neil a été longtemps une auberge et un relais important entre OPawa et Alcove. C'est là que la première réunion du conseil municipal de Hull Ouest a été tenue en 1875.

Rachetée en 2008 par deux archéologues sous-¬marins, Thierry Boyer et Élisabeth Veyrat, la maison du 577 route 105 a connu, à l'été 2014, un « Grand déménagement » puisqu'elle a été déplacée de près de 8 mètres pour être éloignée de la route.

Tout au long de leurs travaux de rénovation, les nouveaux propriétaires ont eu à coeur de découvrir, de rassembler et de conserver les éléments de mémoire de la maison O'Neil afin de la ramener à sa prestance initiale. La présenta)on sera un joyeux résumé en images des travaux réalisés, des découvertes et des prochains projets !

Pat Evans Archives •
Society Archives Closed for the Summer
Please be advised that the GVHS archives office at 100 Old Chelsea Road is closed for the summer, effective Thursday June 11. We will reopen on Monday September 14, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

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CENTRAL QUEBEC

MORRIN CENTRE

Morrin Centre Guided Discovery Tours
Every day, 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.
$8.75 adults, $6.50 members and students, children free.
Walk through death row. Visit the site where 16 prisoners were hanged and where a statue almost caused a library to burn down.
The Morrin Centre's award-winning guided tours are available daily through Labor Day.

Afternoon Teatime
Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day
$12 general admission, $10 students, $6 children

Sample traditional teas from Sebz Thé & Lounge and cookies from Traîteur Buffet Maison while boning up on Victorian etiquette and teatime customs. Teatime at the Morrin Centre is the opportunity to celebrate special occasions or to simply discover the English heritage that is part of Quebec City’s history!

Teatime takes place each Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 4:00 p.m. - check morrin.org for exceptions.

DISCOVER OUR ARTIFACTS!

The Morrin Centre has an impressive collection of artifacts that date back to when the building housed a municipal prison (1808-1867), a Presbyterian college affiliated with McGill University (1868-1900) and, eventually, the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec’s magnificent library (1868-present). Set in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Quebec, the building has been designated a National Historic Site of Canada.

During Archaeology Month, visitors are invited to discover the amazing and sometimes unexpected artifacts displayed in our permanent exhibit on Quebec City’s first common gaol, in our Victorian science laboratory and in our magnificent library. This unique tour which will focus on the objects that shaped our history is not to be missed.

This activity is made possible through the “Entente de développement culturel” between the ministère de la Culture et des Communications and the City of Quebec.
In French, at 1:00 p.m.
In English, at 2:30 p.m.

WHEN: 23 August 2015 / 14h30

Library opening hours

Mon: closed
Tue: noon - 8:00 pm
Wed: noon - 4:00 pm
Thu: noon - 8:00 pm
Fri: noon - 4:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun: noon - 4:00 pm

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Cooperation with the Community Sector
Development of Official-Language Communities

Please find below information on funding applications for 2016-2017.

Form and Guide
A complete application includes a duly completed application form that is signed by an authorized signatory (signatories) and is accompanied by all the supporting documents required. The Applicant's Guide will help you complete your application. Please note that multi-year applications can be considered up to a maximum of three years (program funding) and 2 years (project funding).

The act of depositing a complete application does not automatically guarantee funding support. Funding decisions will be based on available funds, and the analysis and comparison of the impact of the projects presented.

The application form is attached. It is the same form as in 2015-2016. If you have used this form in 2015-2016, you can reuse it. If you have not used this form in 2015-2016, please use the attached form. Should you have any difficulties with the form, please contact your program officer as soon as possible.

Your application form must be printed, signed by the organization’s designated signatory (or signatories) and sent no later than the following date(s):
• Programming applications – October 13, 2015
• Project applications – November 9, 2015
The application must be sent to the following address:

Ms. Jacqueline Ritchi
Manager Official Languages Support Programs
Canadian Heritage
Dominique-Ducharme Building
105 McGill Street, Suite 200 (2nd floor)
Montreal, Québec H2Y 2E7

Funding applications received after these deadlines will not be considered. The applicant is responsible for meeting the deadline(s) and to obtain proof of submission (postmark or email) or a confirmation that it was received by the Department (if submitted in person).

Please forward an electronic copy of your application by e-mail to jacqueline.ritchi@pch.gc.ca. Any questions as well as a funding application draft should be sent to your program officer.

INFORMATION: jacqueline.ritchi@pch.gc.ca. Les questions ainsi que les ébauches de demande de financement devraient être acheminées à votre agent(e) de programme.

Éléments clés de la demande
Votre demande devra démontrer le(s) besoin(s) à combler ainsi que la manière par laquelle les résultats/activités :
• sont liés à un enjeu de langues officielles (Partie B – État de la situation);
• maximisent les occasions ayant un effet durable sur la vitalité de la communauté et l’utilisation de sa langue (Partie B – État de la situation);
• ont un potentiel d’impact tangible de grande portée (Partie B – Impacts visés); et
• sollicitent les partenaires financiers et non financiers jugés essentiels au succès de la demande (Partie C – Efforts à générer et diversifier le financement).

Votre demande doit démontrer clairement que les dépenses liées aux déplacements, aux coûts opérationnels et aux activités de planification sont raisonnables et représentent le minimum requis. De plus, vous devez faire état de tout effort récent effectué pour réduire ces coûts (Partie A – Renseignements complémentaires sur les activités de l’organisme tel que précisé dans la lettre d’appel).

De plus, pour toute demande de financement de projets déposée au Québec, il vous faudra démonter comment cette dernière répond aux priorités annuelles 2016-2017 de la communauté d’expression anglaise du Québec, telles que définies par le Comité d'établissement des priorités communautaires du Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN). Ces priorités se trouvent à l’adresse Internet suivante : http://www.qcgn.ca/documentation/.

Priorités ministérielles
Canada 150
Comme priorité du gouvernement du Canada, le 150e anniversaire de la Confédération fait partie des stratégies nationales et régionales d’investissement. Patrimoine canadien a mis en place le Fonds Canada 150, qui a pour but de financer de nouvelles initiatives qui font la promotion des valeurs, de la culture et de l’histoire du Canada, de susciter une fierté nationale et de réunir les citoyens en vue de célébrer le Canada 150.

Les activités axées sur la communauté seront au cœur du programme et appuieront les communautés de façon unique et significative pour elles. Des exemples pourraient inclure des concerts communautaires, des initiatives de célébration de retour au pays, la célébration de héros locaux et de l’histoire. Le budget du Fonds du Canada 150 pour les activités axées sur la communauté est de 100 millions de dollars. Pour plus d’information ou pour soumettre une demande, consultez le www.Canada150.gc.ca.

De plus, dans l’étude des demandes de projets soumises aux Programmes d’appui aux langues officielles (PALO), et parmi les demandes qui rencontrent les critères d’évaluation, une attention particulière sera portée aux projets qui ont un lien avec ou qui soulignent le 150e. Les critères d’évaluation utilisés seront ceux du sous-volet Collaboration avec le secteur communautaire (tels que décrits à la page 2 du Guide du demandeur), en plus des priorités et critères spécifiques à chaque bureau provincial/territorial/national de Patrimoine canadien, tels que spécifiés dans la présente lettre d’appel, le cas échéant.

Si le projet a été conçu spécialement pour célébrer le 150e, prière de le soumettre au Fonds Canada 150 (www.canada150.gc.ca). Si le projet est un projet que vous faites normalement et auquel vous avez ajouté une composante 150e, veuillez le soumettre aux PALO.

De plus, nous encourageons les bénéficiaires des PALO à intégrer la marque du Canada 150. Pour ce faire, consultez le www.Canada150.gc.ca.

Dépôt direct
Tout organisme recevant un financement doit adhérer au dépôt direct. Si votre organisme n’y souscrit pas déjà, veuillez communiquer avec votre agent(e) de programme pour obtenir un formulaire d’inscription.

Salutations.

Mme Jacqueline Ritchi
Gestionnaire Programmes d’appui aux langues officielles
Patrimoine canadien
Édifice Dominique-Ducharme
105, rue McGill, bureau 200 (2e étage)
Montréal (Québec) H2Y 2E7
Tél. : 514-283-5895
Télécopieur : 514-283-3126
Courriel : jacqueline.ritchi@pch.gc.ca

Formulaire de demande de financement: http://www.pch.gc.ca/fra/1267216296891
Formulaires/guides du demandeur: http://www.pch.gc.ca/fra/1358262722545


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Promotion of Linguistic Duality
Enhancement of Official Languages Program

Please find below information on funding applications for 2016-2017.

Form and Guide

Organizations who wish to submit a financial request must provide a complete application. An application is deemed complete when the application form is filled and has all the required documents. The Applicant’s Guide will help you prepare your application. Please note that multiyear application can be considered up to a maximum of three years.

Please note that submitting a complete application does not guarantee automatic funding. Funding decisions will be taken on the basis of the availability of funds and the analysis of all applications.

The application form is attached. It is the same form as last year, therefore you can reuse it. If not, please use the attached form. Should you have any difficulties with the form, please contact your program officer as soon as possible.

Your application form must be printed, signed by the organization’s designated person(s) and sent no later than the following date:

Friday, September 18, 2015
The application must be sent to the following address:

Michel Costisella
Manager
National Programs
Operations and Regional Coordination
Official Languages Branch
Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada
15 Eddy Street, 07 Floor, Office 123, Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0M5
michel.costisella@pch.gc.ca

Funding applications received after the deadline will not be considered. The applicant is responsible for meeting the deadline and to obtain proof of submission (postmark or email) or a confirmation that it was received by the Department (if submitted in person).

Please send an electronic copy of your application to Josée Martel (josee.martel@pch.gc.ca) or Sarah Melbourn (sarah.melbourn@pch.gc.ca). Any question as well as funding application draft should also be sent to your program officer.

Key Elements of the Application

Your application should demonstrate the needs to be filled and how results/activities:
• are related to official languages issues (Part B – Situation);
• have the potential for far-reaching tangible impact (Part B – Desired Outcomes); and
• involve all financial and non-financial partners deemed essential for the application success (Part C - Efforts to Leverage or Diversify Sources of Funding).

Your application should clearly demonstrate that expenses related to travel, operational costs and planning activities are appropriate and kept at minimum. Moreover, you should report any recent efforts to reduce these costs (Part A – Further Information Regarding the Organization’s Activities as Required in the Call Letter).

It would be appreciated if you could send an electronic copy of application to your Program officer.
Departmental Priorities

Canada 150
As a priority of the Government of Canada, the 150th anniversary of Confederation is part of national and regional investment strategies. Canadian Heritage has implemented the Canada 150 Fund, the purpose of which is to fund new initiatives that promote Canadian values, culture and history, to generate national pride and to bring citizens together to celebrate Canada 150.

Community-based activities will be at the heart of the program and will support communities in a unique way that is significant for them. Examples could include community concerts, homecoming celebration initiatives, celebration of local heroes and history. The budget of the Canada 150 Fund for community-based activities is $100 million. For more information or to submit an application, consult www.Canada150.gc.ca.

Moreover, in the evaluation of project applications submitted to Official Languages Support Programs (OLSP), and among applications that meet the evaluation criteria, particular attention will be paid to projects that highlight or celebrate the 150th. The evaluation criteria used will be those of the Cooperation with the Community Sector subcomponent (as described in page 2 of the Applicant's Guide), in addition to priorities and criteria related to each Canadian Heritage provincial/territorial/national office, as mentioned in the present letter, when applicable.

If the project was specifically developed to celebrate the 150th anniversary, it must be submitted to the Canada 150 Fund (www.Canada150.gc.ca). If it is a recurring project to which a 150th anniversary element has been added, it must be submitted to the OLSP.

Moreover, we encourage OLSP recipients to integrate the Canada 150 brand. To do so, consult www.Canada150.g.ca.

Direct deposits

Successful applicants will receive the funding through direct deposit. If your organization has not already enrolled, please contact your program officer to obtain a registration form.

For more information please contact Josée Martel at 819-994-5937 or Sarah Melbourn at 819-953-2702, Senior Program Officers responsible for the promotion of linguistic duality.

Sincerely,

Sarah Melbourn
Acting Manager
National Programs and Associations
Officials Languages Support Programs

Programs: http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358890687846

(See file: 2016-2017 MVLO Duality_Guide_eng.pdf) http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358194318593
(See file: 2016-2017 MVLO Dualite Form_eng.pdf) http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358262722545

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Programme Mise en valeur des langues officielles
Volet Promotion de la dualité linguistique

Prière de trouver les renseignements concernant les demandes de financement 2016-2017.

Formulaires/guides du demandeur: http://www.pch.gc.ca/fra/1358262722545/1358262891929

Programme Mise en valeur des langues officielles :
http://www.pch.gc.ca/fra/1358194318593/1358194452195
Formulaire et guide

Les organismes qui souhaitent présenter une demande de (programmation/projet) doivent soumettre une demande de financement complète. Une demande complète comprend un formulaire de demande rempli, signé et accompagné de tous les documents requis. Le Guide du demandeur vous aidera à présenter votre demande. Notez que les demandes pluriannuelles peuvent être considérées jusqu’à un maximum de trois ans.

Prendre note que le fait de déposer une demande complète ne garantit pas un financement automatique. Les décisions en matière de financement seront prises en fonction de la disponibilité des fonds et de l'analyse de l’ensemble des demandes.

Le formulaire de demande est joint à la présente. Il n’est pas différent de celui de l'an dernier, donc vous pouvez le réutiliser. Sinon, veuillez compléter le formulaire ci-joint. Si vous éprouvez des difficultés avec le formulaire, contactez votre agent(e) de programme au plus tôt.

Votre demande de financement doit être imprimée, signée par la personne autorisée et envoyée au plus tard à la date de tombée suivante :
Vendredi le 18 septembre 2015
Envoyez le tout à l’adresse suivante :

Michel Costisella
Gestionnaire
Programmes nationaux
Opérations et coordination régionale
Direction des langues officielles
Ministère du Patrimoine canadien, Gouvernement du Canada
15, rue Eddy, 07 étage, bureau 123, Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0M5
michel.costisella@pch.gc.ca

Toute demande envoyée après cette date ne sera pas acceptée. Il vous incombe de respecter la date de tombée et d’obtenir une preuve d’envoi (cachet de la poste, courriel) ou une confirmation que le Ministère a reçu la demande (si déposée en mains propres).

Prière d’envoyer une version électronique de votre demande à Josée Martel (josee.martel@pch.gc.ca) ou Sarah Melbourn (sarah.melbourn@pch.gc.ca). Les questions ainsi que les ébauches de demande de financement devraient aussi être acheminées à votre agent(e) de programme.

Éléments clés de la demande

Votre demande devra démontrer le(s) besoin(s) à combler et comment les résultats/activités :
• sont liés à un enjeu de langues officielles (Partie B – État de la situation);
• ont un potentiel d’impact tangible de grande portée (Partie B – Impacts visés); et
• sollicitent les partenaires financiers et non financiers jugés essentiels au succès de la demande (Partie C – Efforts à générer et diversifier le financement).

Votre demande doit démontrer clairement que les dépenses liées aux déplacements, aux coûts opérationnels et aux activités de planification sont raisonnables et représentent le minimum requis; de plus, vous devez faire état de tout effort récent pour réduire ces coûts (Partie A – Renseignements complémentaires sur les activités de l’organisme tels que précisés dans la lettre d’appel).

Priorités ministérielles

Canada 150
Comme priorité du gouvernement du Canada, le 150e anniversaire de la Confédération fait partie des stratégies nationales et régionales d’investissement. Patrimoine canadien a mis en place le Fonds Canada 150, qui a pour but de financer de nouvelles initiatives qui font la promotion des valeurs, de la culture et de l’histoire du Canada, de susciter une fierté nationale et de réunir les citoyens en vue de célébrer le Canada 150.

Les activités axées sur la communauté seront au cœur du programme et appuieront les communautés de façon unique et significative pour elles. Des exemples pourraient inclure des concerts communautaires, des initiatives de célébration de retour au pays, la célébration de héros locaux et de l’histoire. Le budget du Fonds du Canada 150 pour les activités axées sur la communauté est de 100 millions de dollars. Pour plus d’information ou pour soumettre une demande, consultez le www.Canada150.gc.ca.

De plus, dans l’étude des demandes de projets soumises aux Programmes d’appui aux langues officielles (PALO), et parmi les demandes qui rencontrent les critères d’évaluation, une attention particulière sera portée aux projets qui ont un lien avec ou qui soulignent le 150e. Les critères d’évaluation utilisés seront ceux du sous-volet Collaboration avec le secteur communautaire (tels que décrits à la page 2 du Guide du demandeur), en plus des priorités et critères spécifiques à chaque bureau provincial/territorial/national de Patrimoine canadien, tels que spécifiés dans la présente lettre d’appel, le cas échéant.

Si le projet a été conçu spécialement pour célébrer le 150e, prière de le soumettre au Fonds Canada 150 (www.canada150.gc.ca). Si le projet est un projet que vous faites normalement et auquel vous avez ajouté une composante 150e, veuillez le soumettre aux PALO.

De plus, nous encourageons les bénéficiaires des PALO à intégrer la marque du Canada 150. Pour ce faire, consultez le www.Canada150.gc.ca.

Dépôt direct

Tout organisme recevant du financement doit adhérer au dépôt direct. Si votre organisme n’y souscrit pas déjà, veuillez communiquer avec votre agent(e) de programme pour obtenir un formulaire d’inscription.

Pour toute question n’hésitez pas à communiquer avec Josée Martel au 819-994-5937 ou Sarah Melbourn au 819-953-2702, agentes principales de programme responsables pour la promotion de la dualité linguistique.

Veuillez accepter nos plus sincères salutations,

Sarah Melbourn,
Gestionnaire intérimaire
Programmes et organismes nationaux
Programmes d’appui aux langues officielles

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Le Fonds Canada 150

http://canada150.gc.ca/fra/1424795454758/1424795510839

Le Fonds Canada 150 a pour but d’offrir aux Canadiens la possibilité de participer à des célébrations locales, régionales et nationales qui contribuent à renforcer un sentiment de fierté et d’appartenance au Canada.
De plus, un nombre limité de projets à grande échelle ayant un impact important et qui sont d’envergure nationale seront soutenue par le Fonds Canada 150 comme des projets vedettes.
Si vous croyez que votre projet peut être considéré comme un projet vedette du 150e anniversaire, vous devez communiquer avec un agent de projet avant de soumettre une demande.

Détails sur l’admissibilité

Les demandeurs admissibles au financement sous le Fonds Canada 150 sont les suivants :
• les organismes canadiens sans but lucratif, y compris les sociétés, les fiducies, les coopérative et les associations non constituées en société;
• les sociétés par actions canadiennes, y compris les partenariats, les fiducies et les coentreprises dont les projets ne sont pas de type commercial;
• les écoles canadiennes; et
• les administrations municipales canadiennes et leurs institutions.

Les ministères, institutions et organismes fédéraux, les gouvernements provinciaux et territoriaux et leurs institutions ainsi que les particuliers et les partis politiques ne sont pas adminisibles au Fonds Canada 150.

Date limite de présentation des demandes

Aucune date limite n’a été fixée pour la présentation des demandes de financement au Fonds Canada 150.
Pour les projets vedettes, un formulaire de déclaration d'intérêt doit être soumis au plus tard le 29 mai 2015.
À savoir avant de commencer
Communiquez avec un agent de programme de Patrimoine canadien pour obtenir la trousse du demandeur.

Pour nous joindre

Si vous êtes une personne sourde, malentendante ou ayant des troubles de la parole, veuillez s’il vous plaît téléphoner notre ligne d'ATS sans frais. Utilisez cette ligne pour toutes les demandes, indépendamment du fait que votre projet soit de portée nationale, provinciale, régionale ou locale : 1-888-997-3123.
Les lignes sans frais (1-800 et 1-866) ont des agents disponibles pour répondre à vos questions, du lundi au vendredi de 8 h 30 - 17 h (heure de l'Est).

Dans le cas des projets d’envergure nationale, veuillez contacter :
Par téléphone :
819-997-0055 ou sans frais 1-866-811-0055
Par courriel :
info@Canada150.gc.ca

Par courrier :
Fonds Canada 150
Ministère du Patrimoine canadien
25, rue Eddy, 11e étage
Arrêt postal 25 11 R
Gatineau (Québec)
K1A 0M5
Par télécopieur :
819-956-3645

Canadian Heritage Funding Opportunity:

Building Communities through Arts and Heritage

• Application Deadlines
• Program
• Our Commitment to Privacy

The Building Communities through Arts and Heritage Program was created to help you celebrate your community, its past and its present. The Program will increase opportunities, through festivals and other events and projects, for local artists and artisans to be involved in their community and for local groups to commemorate their local history and heritage.

Application Deadlines

The deadline dates to submit a Local Festivals application are January 30, April 30 and September 30.
The deadline date for a Community Anniversaries application is January 30.
There is no fixed deadline for a Legacy Fund application; however, your project must be submitted at the latest by the date of the anniversary you want to commemorate.

Program

The Building Communities through Arts and Heritage Program delivers its funding through three separate components: Local Festivals, Community Anniversaries and the Legacy Fund.
Local Festivals

The Local Festivals component provides funding to local groups for recurring festivals that present the work of local artists, artisans, or historical performers.
Community Anniversaries
The Community Anniversaries component provides funding to local groups for non–recurring local events and capital projects that commemorate an anniversary of 100 years or greater in increments of 25 years.

Legacy Fund
The Legacy Fund component provides funding for community capital projects that commemorate a 100th anniversary or greater in increments of 25 years, of a significant local historical event or local historical personality.
Still not sure where your event or project fits? View this chart.
If you have any questions about the Building Communities through Arts and Heritage Program, please Contact us.
Service Delivery Standards for this funding program.

Commemoration of the Canadian Participation in World War II
We will be accepting applications under the Community Anniversaries and Legacy Fund components for projects starting and ending between January 2014 and December 2017 that commemorate the 75th anniversary of locally significant events directly related to the Canadian participation in World War II.

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Museums Assistance Program

**Funding open year-round**
Exhibition Circulation Fund:

This component assists museums with the costs of hosting a travelling exhibition originating from another museum or from a federal heritage institution.

Borrowing Artefacts from the Canadian Museum of History or the Canadian War
Museum:

Support for borrowing artefacts from the Canadian Museum of History or the Canadian War Museum for exhibition purposes is available to museums, including small museums.

Funding priorities:

Exhibitions related to key events or figures in Canadian history and those related to anniversaries of nation-building milestones "On the Road 2017"
will be given priority.

Contact Information:

For more information about this component of the program or to obtain application forms, please consult Exhibition Circulation Fund - Borrowing Artefacts or Contact Us .