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How Terry Fox Changed Port Coquitlam
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

How Terry Fox Changed Port Coquitlam 

“The high school was renamed Terry Fox High, there’s statues in town. You know, just off the main street is the library that was renamed Terry Fox Library.” – Sandy Labermeyer, Port Coquitlam, BC

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No Fighting At The Trail Cafe
Hope, British Columbia

No Fighting At The Trail Cafe 

“Because Anne Vinette was a friend of our’s grandmother, it didn’t matter what group you were from. There was never no fighting at the Trail.” – Bob Hasell, Hope, BC

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Tunneling Under Moose Jaw
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Tunneling Under Moose Jaw 

“If you can’t find ’em, dig ’em!” – Michael Dombowsky, Moose Jaw, SK

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Saturday Lunch Date At The Kresge’s Counter
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Saturday Lunch Date At The Kresge’s Counter 

“She would come up and meet for lunch on a Saturday, sit at the lunch counter with Edith or Edna, one of those ladies would always be serving.” – Crystal Froese, Moose Jaw SK

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Say Hi From CHAB
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Say Hi From CHAB 

“In the wintertime, if us kids were going to school, they would even warn you, ‘don’t send your kids to school ’cause there’s a blizzard coming!. That was our news.” – Martha Wheeler, Moose Jaw, SK

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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

  • Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto, Ontario
    Dec 14–Dec 17
  • Milton Centre for the Arts, Milton, Ontario
    Jan 20
  • FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario
    Jan 25–Jan 27
  • The Grand Theatre, Kingston, Ontario
    Jan 30–Feb 4
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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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