Dispatches from Juno

The JBC Unveils Two Mobile Apps

October 6, 2015 SONY DSC

We are very pleased to announce the launch of two new mobile applications for families and school groups developed for our temporary exhibition Grandma, what was it Like During the War? The Juno Beach Centre was thrilled to be awarded a grant from the Lower Normandy Region, as part of their call for projects for “Digital Services and Tourism of...

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Oilers Fans at the JBC

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Guess where this family is from! All the way from Edmonton, Alberta, the de Laive family visited the Juno Beach Centre this week sporting their local colours. They have always loved learning about history and since the kids learn about this in school, they decided to bring the whole family to see it all first hand, all the while...

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Family of Major Foulds at the JBC

October 1, 2015 Major Andrews Foulds Step Children

We were happy to welcome the Dennisons (Robert and Catherine) of Vancouver, BC, the stepchildren of Major Andrew Foulds who served with the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. During their visit of the centre, they were surprised to find a photo of their stepfather in the temporary exhibit, “Maple Leaves and Tulips: 70 Years, Then and...

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Brigadier Wyman’s great-grand son back in Normandy

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The staff of the Juno Beach Centre had the great pleasure of welcoming the great-grandson of Brigadier R.A. Wyman. Brigadier Wyman commanded the 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade in Sicily, acted as Brigadier, Royal Artillery for the First Canadian Army in the UK, and commanded the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade in Normandy during the Second World...

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Jake’s Gift Comes to Oakville

September 28, 2015 HMCS Star playing2

The Juno Beach Centre was thrilled to host a reception of friends and supports at the Oakville Performing Arts Centre this past Saturday for a special presentation of Jake’s Gift. We were especially honoured to have three Second World War veterans in attendance — Jack Hadley of the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, Jim Parks of...

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2016 Guide Program Recruitment – Apply Today!

September 28, 2015 2015 Guide Group Shot outside JBC

Are you a bilingual Canadian student looking for a unique work experience abroad? The Juno Beach Centre’s Student Guide Program is a wonderful opportunity for young Canadians to experience life in Normandy, France while sharing Canada’s rich military history with visitors from all over the world. We’re currently recruiting for our 2016 Student Guide Team. The first deadline is...

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Our team in Canada is growing!

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Do you have a passion for Canadian military history? The Juno Beach Centre’s Canadian office is currently hiring a Program Manager to lead on an exciting new multi-year commemorative program If you’re interested, please review the posting below and follow the application instructions included! — PROGRAM MANAGER, WORLD WARS COMMEMORATION The Juno Beach Centre Association (“JBCA”) is a...

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Announcing the 2015/16 Fellowship Recipients!

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We’re proud to announce the inaugural recipients of the Juno Beach Centre Fellowship program. A big congratulations to Natalie Thiesen of Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia and Tyler Marr of Brock University in St. Catharine’s, Ontario! Natalie will be in residency at the Juno Beach Centre in September 2015 to conduct research on Canadian visitor travel...

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