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The Dummy
Grand Falls - Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Dummy 

“We’d go down and hang around the dummy, you know, there wasn’t much to do in a small town.” – Madeline Macdonald, Grand Falls – Windsor, NL

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Coming Full Circle with Good Health Mart
Collingwood, Ontario

Coming Full Circle with Good Health Mart 

“I can remember as a little girl working in my parents’ restaurant.” – Suzie Wensley, Collingwood, ON

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The Evolution Of Lakeshore Farms and Wellington
Wellington, Ontario

The Evolution Of Lakeshore Farms and Wellington 

“You’d go down street, you knew everybody. Now when you go downtown, it’s just it’s not your little town anymore.” – Judy Channell, Wellington, ON

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The challenging delight of starting a Main Street business
Picton, Ontario

The challenging delight of starting a Main Street business 

“When I first told my parents that I was buying a business in town, my parents were like ‘why would you want to do that? There’s nobody your age in Picton!” But they were wrong!” – Alexandra Bake, Picton, ON

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Teen Town Was A Big Deal
Wellington, Ontario

Teen Town Was A Big Deal 

“Teen Town was a group they got going for the young people becauseit was obvious we didn’t have much to do.” – Marjorie Wiltse, Wellington, 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.

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