From Vimy to Juno February 2018 Update
We would like to thank all of our wonderful hosts who exhibited the From Vimy to Juno display! The From Vimy to Juno exhibit has made stops in British Columbia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Prince Edward Island this February. Thank-you to all our hosts, they have each done a wonderful job of making the From Vimy to Juno accessible to all.The exhibit explores the Canadian experience in the First and Second World Wars and was developed to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9th.
Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (British Columbia)
This photo shows Rossland Museum's Home Schoolers event. Where children got into historical costume to explore local stories in the From Vimy to Juno travelling exhibit.
New Brunswick Schools (New Brunswick)
A group of schools in New Brunswick held a mini tour of the From Vimy to Juno display. Thank-you Blackville School, Bathurst High School, Dalhousie Regional High School, and Sugarloaf Senior High School.
William Derby School (Saskatchewan)
William Derby School in Saskatchewan also hosted the From Vimy to Juno display this month. Groups of Grade 12 students mentored younger Grade 4 students while utilizing the educational activities that accompany the exhibit.
In addition to the mentorship program William Derby School also hosted a few Community Nights for local residents to come and view the display. In partnership with the local Silton Legion #33 a special Poppy Tea.
Bear Creek Secondary School (Ontario)
Bear Creek Secondary School in Ontario has also begun to host the From Vimy to Juno display at their school. They will continue to host the display into the first week of March.
Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum (Prince Edward Island)
The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum has begun to host the From Vimy to Juno display. They will continue their display until the end of March. Make sure to stop by the museum on March 17th for a very special opening ceremony beginning at 1pm. The Prince Edward Island Regiment Musuem will be displaying additional artifacts such as uniforms and pictures from their collection. In addition, Reverend Major Tom Hamilton, the Regimental Chaplain of the Prince Edward Island Regiment will be presenting a very special talk on some of the islanders who fought in both World Wars. Learn more.