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  Thursday, Feb 18 at 7 pm Workers’ History Museum Premiering Important New Documentary About A Landmark Moment In Canada’s Prosperity, Equality, Human Rights Premiere of a new Workers’ History Museum documentary, The Rand Formula: Bitter Strike, Inspired Resolution 70 years ago, a historic court decision changed Canada for the better. It was called “The Rand [...]

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Call For Papers! “Not My Heritage” is a one-day student-run symposium. This theme aims to critically address missing identities and voices in the heritage field and/or highlight alternative stories and perspectives in heritage conservation. Submit a paper by January 15, 2016. More Information Here.

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Performing the Prince Edward Hotel

Published on December 14, 2015 by in Uncategorized

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This video was created by Emily Cuggy, a Public History graduate student, for HIST 5702F: Narrativity and Performance in Public History. It explores how we perform our local histories and navigate layers of the past using Brandon, Manitoba’s former Prince Edward Hotel as a case study.

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In association with the Carleton Centre for Public History, the Workers’ History Museum is pleased to be holding the first exhibit of photographs of the E.B. Eddy Complex in the Department of History. Associated with this year’s Shannon Lecture series on Performing History: Re-Staging the Past this will be the first time the series has [...]

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October 30, 2015. 7 p.m. What do you mean I need my husband’s signature? Working together empowers communities. In the second half of the 1970s Ottawa women came together to create an institution that would allow women to open bank accounts in their own names. Working together empowered individuals. This is the story of women who [...]

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