Dispatches from Juno

Six Men on a Nickel: The last flight of Whitley AD-701

May 22, 2015 Whitley crew collage

Over the next two months, the Juno Beach Centre will publish a seven-part series that tells the story of the Last Flight of the Whitley AD-701, researched and written by Shirley Stone.  On March 21, 1944, F/O David Webster Goodwin (Penticton/Kaleden, British Columbia); Sgt. Wilfred Gordon Harris (Grand Valley, Ontario); Sgt. John Gordon Hopper (Toronto,...

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Visitors from Nunavut Arctic College

May 8, 2015 IMG_0424

The Staff and Guides of the Juno Beach Centre witnessed many emotional moments during the 70th Anniversary of VE Day celebrations. We were especially honoured to host a group of students from Nunavut Arctic College, along with members of Royal Canadian Legion branch #168 in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Here they are pictured next to Peter Irniq’s Inukshuk, where...

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Remembering Garth Webb

May 8, 2015 garth-dday

It was three years ago today that Garth Webb, D-Day veteran and founder and president of the Juno Beach Centre, passed away.

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A Full House for Victory in Europe!

May 8, 2015 EF Group on VE DAY

The Juno Beach Centre hosted a full house of students and visitors from all across Canada for the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe today! The staff and guides witnessed many touching moments throughout the day, as you can see below. We were honoured to host a group of students from Nunavut Arctic College, along...

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