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The Generous Harry Veiner
Medicine Hat, Alberta

The Generous Harry Veiner 

“Even after I got married if you couldn’t find a certain something in Medicine Hat you’d go to Harry Veiners and he’d have it… whatever it was” – Carole Werre, Medicine Hat, AB

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Lydia’s No More
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Lydia’s No More 

“That was the place to go for the last 25 years.” – Mike Strohhofer, Saskatoon, SK

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My dad didn’t shop for clothes
Medicine Hat, Alberta

My dad didn’t shop for clothes 

“My father refused to buy his own clothes.. so of course they had his measurements there.” – Ted Clugston, Medicine Hat, AB

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The Wizards Eye Arcade
Medicine Hat, Alberta

The Wizards Eye Arcade 

“You only had one quarter.. you cherished that quarter.. you waited thirty seconds before you pressed the start button” -Ted Clugston, Medicine Hat, AB

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Fights at the Sin Bin
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Fights at the Sin Bin 

“I was up and out of that place faster than you can shake a stick.” – Coreen Sheardown, Medicine Hat, AB

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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!

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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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