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A Shattering Finale
Whitehorse, Yukon

A Shattering Finale 

“I was there the night they announced the Whitehorse Inn was closing.” Sally Robinson, Whitehorse, YT

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Jim Robb’s Muse
Whitehorse, Yukon

Jim Robb’s Muse 

“I said, I gotta start doing something of the characters of the Yukon.” Jim Robb, Whitehorse, YT

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A Historic Mistake Comes Out in the Wash
Whitehorse, Yukon

A Historic Mistake Comes Out in the Wash 

“The Klondike… was moved from one part of town to the other, and that was a momentous occasion.” Dan Lang, Whitehorse, YT

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Valdy At the Faro Convention Centre
Faro, Yukon

Valdy At the Faro Convention Centre 

“The guy’s name was Valdy, and back then no one knew who Valdy was.” Tim Kinvig, Whitehorse, YT

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One Way Ticket to The Forest Fire
Prince George, British Columbia

One Way Ticket to The Forest Fire 

“It was the law that any able bodied person between 18 and 65 could be conscrpited for fire fighting duties.” – Harry Coates, Prince George, BC

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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!

Upcoming dates

  • Inspiration Village, Ottawa, Ontario
    May 20–Sep 4
  • Ottawa St, Hamilton, Ontario
    Aug 8–Aug 25
  • Atikokan Centennial Museum, Atikokan, Ontario
    Aug 22–Sep 9
  • Thunder Bay, Ontario
    Sep 12–Oct 1
Find the full Storymobile schedule here

Performances

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

Upcoming performance dates

  • Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Oakville, Ontario
    Sep 15–Sep 17
  • Fredericton Playhouse, Fredericton, New Brunswick
    Oct 5
  • Northern Arts & Cultural Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
    Oct 14
  • Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto, Ontario
    Dec 14–Dec 17
See details and locations

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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