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Hamilton Children’s Choir

October 26, 2014 P1030640

Today at the Juno Beach Centre, an impromptu tribute was paid by the Hamilton Children’s Choir with the assistance of the piper of the Black Watch Regiment of Canada Association to honour the Canadian soldier killed in a terrorist attack at the National War Memorial at the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa on Wednesday. Corporal Nathan...

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For Educators: Canadian War Museum — Supply Line

October 15, 2014 photo

Rebecca Grimes is a 2014 Juno Beach Centre Summer Institute and Battlefield Tour participant and a teacher at Centre Wellington DHS in Ontario.  She kindly shared her experience with the Canadian War Museum’s exciting new First World War education tool, Supply Line.  If you’re looking for a hands-on opportunity for your students to discover the Canadian...

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2015 Guide Program Recruitment – Apply Today!

October 15, 2014 2014 Guide Team

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 2015 Student Guide Team. Get your...

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Annual Visit From Paul Lejeune School

October 15, 2014 frigon3

For the 7th consecutive year, students from Paul Lejeune High School in Quebec City, led by their history teacher Jean-Pierre Frigon, visited to Juno Beach. They came to commemorate five members of their family or community who served during Second World War with the French-Canadian Royal 22nd Regiment with commemorative bricks. The students did outstanding research work, and were...

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Montreal Canadiens at the JBC

September 28, 2014 Montreal Canadiens

The staff at the Juno Beach Centre was happy to welcome a group of former Montreal Canadiens players, including Yvon Lambert, who played with the Habs from 1972 to 1981, and helped them to win four Stanley Cups. Here’s a photo of Lambert from his golden days on the ice: Other Canadians visiting at the same...

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RCAF WD Veteran Ruth Nesbitt

September 24, 2014 Ruth RCAF WD

We were delighted to have a visit from Ruth Eleanor Nesbitt, who served in the Women’s Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force for four years in Ottawa during the Second World War. One of 50,000 Canadian women who served in uniform during the war. Thank you for your service, Ruth!

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