Oral History event type — use this for categorizing events that collect Oral Histories.
In 2012 Lifetime Learning contributed to the celebration of Mission's 120th anniversary festivities by completing a number of commemorative projects. These were showcased at the Clarke Foundation Theatre and Heritage Park Centre, and continue to grow on our website. We invite you to view, interact with and enjoy the following tributes to Mission’s heritage and future. Download A [...]
Betty Dandy talks about the Mission Music Festivals held during the 1940’s and the 1950’s. She describes her daughters’ participation and how they learned learning to play instruments, as well as her husband's role as a volunteer at the festivals. She recounts the beginnings of the Music Festival, where the Festivals were held, the community members involved in [...]
Five women who left England to become the wives of Canadian soldiers and subsequently immigrated to Canada are interviewed about their experiences. They discuss how they met their future husbands, what they knew about Canada, thier journey to their new home and their first impressions of Canada. The recount the effect that their wartime decisions had [...]