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Fresh Taste, Old Traditions
Kimmirut, Nunavut

Fresh Taste, Old Traditions 

“Up to today, when they have caught an animal… they invite the whole community and have a feast.” – Levy Timeela, Kimmirut, NU

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Taking Sports to The Streets
Kimmirut, Nunavut

Taking Sports to The Streets 

“Kids are playing baseball downtown… They don’t have recreation facilities in town.” – David Koolia, Kimmirut, NU

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The Ghost of the Grand Theatre
Kingston, Ontario

The Ghost of the Grand Theatre 

“You may or may not hear of a ghost in the back alley of the Grand Theatre, and that may or may not be me.” – Selina Chiarelli, Kingston, ON

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The Eve of Motherhood
Ottawa, Ontario

The Eve of Motherhood 

“We went to see the fireworks on Major’s Hill Park, and knowing I was having my first baby the next morning was very exciting.” – Susan Kuntz, Ottawa, ON

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The Centre Point of Love
Toronto, Ontario

The Centre Point of Love 

“Centrepoint Mall, that was the first place I told her I loved her.” – Nicholas Meiboom, Toronto, 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!

Upcoming dates

  • 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

  • Fredericton Playhouse, Fredericton, New Brunswick
    Oct 5
  • Northern Arts & Cultural Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
    Oct 14
  • Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat, Alberta
    Nov 3
  • 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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