Dispatches from Juno

Special Juno Park Tour Schedule May 8, 2015

March 26, 2015 Juno visite 05

ATTENTION :  Special Juno Park tour schedule is in place for May 8, 2015 Due to the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe the Juno Beach Centre is expecting a large number of Canadian groups on May 8, 2015. Exceptionally, there will only be two guided tours of Juno Park and the bunkers that day: 15h30 in...

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Spring Brick Installation

March 16, 2015 Donate (1)

If you’ve visited the Juno Beach Centre, you surely noticed the kiosks just outside the front doors which are covered in titanium plaques. These Commemorative Bricks represent the thousands of generous supporters who helped to build the Juno Beach Centre and fund our programs. Today Vincent installed over 100 new bricks, which commemorate those who...

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Lest We Forget – Ghislain Simard

February 25, 2015 Ghislain Simard 18 ans (Régiment de Maisonneuve)

Canadian Second World War veteran, Ghislain Simard passed away on February 20, 2015. Born on January 25, 1926 in Alma, Québec, on July 9, 1944, he had landed in Courseulles-sur-Mer, with the Régiment de la Chaudière. We join his grand-daughter, Amélie Lépine, former guide at the Juno Beach Centre in 2010, in the tribute she...

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A Visitor from Sicily, A Shared History

February 21, 2015 unnamed

On the occasion of a visit from Girolamo Culmone, Director of the Natural Reserve of Saline di Tripani, managed by WWF in Sicily, let’s take a look back at the role played by the Canadians in the liberation of the island during the summer of 1943. A Second World War enthusiast, Mr. Culmone knows the main sites of the...

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