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Playing With Rats In The Oakville Dump
Oakville, Ontario

Playing With Rats In The Oakville Dump 

“The library and pool and so on, that was the Oakville dump in those days.” – Henry Jelinek, Oakville, ON

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Three Generations Of Customers At Burrow’s Clothiers
Oakville, Ontario

Three Generations Of Customers At Burrow’s Clothiers 

“I originally worked for a different company, before I opened my business, in Toronto, and I met some wonderful people there and a lot of them have to Oakville now to shop at this store.” – Ron Burrows, Oakville, ON

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Choosing Oakville
Oakville, Ontario

Choosing Oakville 

“As soon as I saw this city, I saw downtown Oakville and I fell in love with it. And I don’t think we’re gonna leave.” – Simon D. Scott, Oakville, ON

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Before It Was Towne Square
Oakville, Ontario

Before It Was Towne Square 

“Where we’re sitting was a street corner. There was, I think, it was an Esso station.” – Colin Fell, Oakville, ON

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Making Plays In Lakeside Park
Oakville, Ontario

Making Plays In Lakeside Park 

“Sometimes we made movies in the park for our school assignments for my English class based on various plays, Shakespeare with a modern twist.” – Suzana Grozavescu, Oakville, 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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