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Breaking Curfew in Cobalt
Cobalt, Ontario

Breaking Curfew in Cobalt 

“There were kids that were mischievious, and I would have to say there were times that I was into a bit of mischief.” – Tina Sartoretto, Cobalt, ON

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Of Skunks and Square Dances
Timiskaming First Nation, Quebec

Of Skunks and Square Dances 

“So we’d walk all the way down there in high heels, and then walk all the way back home after.” – Norma Polson Robinson, Timiskaming First Nation, QC

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Powwows Return to TFN
Timiskaming First Nation, Quebec

Powwows Return to TFN 

“That I think is one of the most beautiful changes, as far as the community.” – Allan McLaren, Timiskaming First Nation, QC

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La communauté se réunit au Village Noël
Temiskaming Shores, Ontario

La communauté se réunit au Village Noël 

“Qui est comme un gros marché de Noël comme qu’on retrouve en Europe.” – Nicole Guertin, Temiskaming Shores, ON

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The Cobalt Song
Cobalt, Ontario

The Cobalt Song 

“As soon as we see the headframe of the old Right Away mine… my daughters make everything stop in the car and we sing the Cobalt song. ” – Charlie Angus, Cobalt, 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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