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Looking Back with Pride
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Looking Back with Pride 

“I know I’m raising it, I don’t have to touch it.” – Ma-Nee Chacaby, Thunder Bay, ON

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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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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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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

  • Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat, Alberta
    Nov 3
  • Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto, Ontario
    Dec 14–Dec 17
  • High Performance Rodeo, Calgary, Alberta
    Jan 9–Jan 13
  • Milton Centre for the Arts, Milton, Ontario
    Jan 20
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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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