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An old-fashioned general store
North Bay, ON

An old-fashioned general store 

Emily Haws remembers going to Demarco’s with her dad when she was a little girl.…

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Coffee Club at Deegan’s
North Bay, ON

Coffee Club at Deegan’s 

Ralph recounts the coffee club that would take place every Thursday at the back of his store.…

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Demarco’s was around here forever
North Bay, ON

Demarco’s was around here forever 

Glenn Demille recalls how you could go into Demarco’s and get all the local news.…

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Remembering Richardson’s Sports
North Bay, ON

Remembering Richardson’s Sports 

MP Jay Alison recalls buying the perfect hockey stick for three dollars at Richardson’s Sports.…

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Haunted Bookstore
North Bay, ON

Haunted Bookstore 

Annette at Allison Bookman told us a few ghost tales that happened right in her third-generation family bookstore.…

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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

  • Downtown, Banff, Alberta
    Aug 4 @ 10:00AM – 3:00PM
  • Downtown, Banff, Alberta
    Aug 5 @ 10:00AM – 1:00PM
  • Downtown, Medicine Hat, Alberta
    Aug 6–25 @ 10:00AM – 3:00PM
  • Bottom of Ouellette Ave., Windsor, Ontario
    Aug 11 @ 10:00AM – 1:00PM
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

  • Festival Players of Prince Edward County - Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross St. , Picton, Ontario
    Aug 8 @ 1:30PM – 3:00PM
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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