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Memories – Testimony

April 21, 2020 10:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Everyone involved with the Juno Beach Centre from staff to guides, directors of the board and volunteers has a passion for honouring those Canadians who served in the Second World War and ensuring their lives, their sacrifices and the history they lived are remembered. Some are lucky enough to share experiences with veterans that transcend...


Memories – Testimony

April 9, 2020 8:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We share with you the testimony of Louis Lebel, Visitor Manager at the Juno Beach Centre. 💬 My connection to the Juno Beach Centre and its mission of memory began when I was a guide in 2012. Before that, I didn’t know of the museum and was not aware of the impact of the Second...


Memories – Testimony

April 7, 2020 11:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today, we share with you the testimony of Pam Calvert, Director of the Juno Beach Centre in Canada. In this text, Pam tells us her journey of remembrance. “It started simply with a veteran in 2005: Lieutenant Commander Gordon Hendery RCN, when he told my history classes at Oakville Trafalgar High School about his Second...


Memories – Testimony

March 31, 2020 12:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Today, we share with you a text by Nathalie Worthington, Director of the Juno Beach Centre. These memories illustrate the sources and motivations of her commitment to the values of the Centre, for more than 17 years. 💬 “When I was a little girl in Courseulles and I listened to my mother telling me stories...


Webb Visit App

February 13, 2020 7:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Starting February 2020, the Juno Beach Centre visitors can discover the museum in French, English, Dutch and German. Until today, the circuit of the Juno Beach Centre was bilingual French/English. The main displays are now available in Dutch and German via Webb Visit, a new QR code app developed by Twelve Solutions. This app also...


Explore Juno

February 10, 2020 11:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

For the past 15 years, the Juno Beach Centre has resolutely focused on encouraging younger generations to remember. An integrated youth circuit, designed for young people visiting with their families and with school groups, provides a human and historical approach to understanding the role that Canada played during the Second World War. On February 1,...