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To CHUM, With Speed
Toronto, Ontario

To CHUM, With Speed 

“CHUM 1050 Toronto. It was really important because… it provided a weekly print out of the hit parade. ” – Phillipa Turney, Toronto, ON

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Interpretations of the Veil
Mississauga, Ontario

Interpretations of the Veil 

“A man came up to me randomly and said, ‘please pray for me.'” – Mariama Ahmed, Mississauga, ON

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Daring Thieves at the Piccone’s
Hamillton, Ontario

Daring Thieves at the Piccone’s 

“I used to steal stuff from Piccone’s, especially cigarettes… because it was easy.” – Pete Hommersen, Hamilton, ON

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Sticky, Glittering Chelsea Goodness
Bracebridge, Ontario

Sticky, Glittering Chelsea Goodness 

“Waite’s Bakery… was so well know for their chelsea buns.” – William Townes, Bracebridge, ON

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An Armour Plated Idol
Collingwood, Ontario

An Armour Plated Idol 

“When Canadian Idol was at its height, we had a local resident place third.” – Matt McLean, Collingwood, ON

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Storymobile

The Storymobile is our recording booth on wheels, where you can come share a tale about your main street. Follow us here to find out where our storymobiles are right now, and where we’re going next!

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We create performance installations across the country inspired by all the tales we gather. Find out where you can catch us live in action!

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What is The Tale of a Town Canada?

The Tale of a Town is a site-specific theatre and media project capturing the collective community memory of Canada’s Main Streets, one story at a time, while preserving local heritage and promoting neighbourhood culture.

In 2014, FIXT POINT launched a national tour of The Tale of a Town – Canada in collaboration with The National Arts Centre and presenting partners from across the country. Since then, we’ve visited every province and territory in Canada!

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