Author Archives for Ophélie Duchemin

See you soon Louis

July 7, 2020 11:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Our Visitor Services Manager, Louis Lebel, returns home to Canada after 3 years at the Juno Beach Centre. First as a guide in 2012, Louis came back and became the Visitor Services Manager in October 2017. He trained the 2018 and 2019 guide teams as well as the first 4 guides of 2020. All guides,...


Testimony – Memory

June 9, 2020 10:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today, we share with you the testimony of Rebecca Le Savoureux, Sales Manager of the Juno Beach Centre. 💬 Juno Beach… an 8-kilometre beach in Normandy, 14,000 Canadian soldiers on D-Day, 359 deaths, a bloody day but a day full of hope. The beginning of the end of the war, a necessary step towards peace. Juno...


Testimony – Memories

June 9, 2020 9:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

D-Day 2020 Serving Canada’s Juno Beach Centre Brigadier-General Ernest B Beno, OMM, CD Board Member, Juno Beach Centre Association of Canada It was in the early 2000s when I met “Lieutenant” Garth Webb, the driving force behind the creation of the Juno Beach Centre, and himself a D-Day vet of 14th Field Regiment, RCA. He...


June 6 Ceremony

June 6, 2020 9:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This June 6, 2020, the Canadian ceremony commemorating June 6, 1944 at the Juno Beach Centre was more symbolic than ever, with the limited number of guests and their respective titles.


Testimony – Memories

May 26, 2020 4:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today, we share with you the testimony of Ophélie Duchemin, Communications Assistant of the Juno Beach Centre. 💬 Being from Le Havre in Normandy, the story of the Second World War was told to me from a tender age, and the remains of the Atlantic Wall were always part of my environment. I was 9...