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Commemorate D-Day by Sponsoring a Brick

May 27, 2016 10:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

June 6th, 2016 marks the 72nd anniversary of D-Day and is the perfect occasion to pay tribute to those who served in the Second World War through our Commemorative Brick Program. Visitors are able to sponsor personalized titanium bricks installed on permanent kiosks at the Centre. Over 13,000 bricks have been sponsored by generous donors...


Announcing the 2015/16 Fellowship Recipients!

September 22, 2015 7:46 am Published by 1 Comment

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...


Queen’s Alumni Association sponsors a brick at Juno

September 15, 2015 11:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Juno Beach Centre is pleased to welcome the Alumni Association of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario as the newest addition to our commemorative brick program. The customized brick, complete with the logos of the University and its Alumni Association, displays a phrase that is engraved in the memorial room on campus paying tribute to members of the Queen’s...


Dieppe Memorial Service in Hamilton, Ontario

August 20, 2015 9:17 am Published by 2 Comments

The Juno Beach Centre Association was honoured to be invited to the Dieppe memorial service in Hamilton, Ontario yesterday. In attendance were the last three remaining Dieppe veterans from the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, Jack McFarland, 94, Ken Curry, 93, and Fred Englebrecht, 95. All three men were taken prisoner and held in German POW...


A Memorable Gift

July 21, 2015 4:09 pm Published by 1 Comment

We were thrilled to welcome Judy and Steve McLaughlin to the Juno Beach Centre today. Judy is the daughter of D-Day veteran Arthur Joseph Byway who served on HMCS Algonquin (tribal class destroyer). Her father kept an illustrated diary throughout the war, which the family self-published and presented to the Centre! A great resource to...