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Miners
Flin Flon, Manitoba

Miners 

These are guys that worked underground, when they first came to Flin Flon in the thirties. When the mine first started, it was during the Depression. This was the only place in Canada that was hiring. But the people that came here were Eastern European people, Scandinavian people. All with big names like mine. Like Polochuck. – Ken Polochuck


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The Mother Lode Discovery
Thompson, Manitoba

The Mother Lode Discovery 

Hugh Fraser’s father made the largest nickel discovery in the world, but he rembers this time of exploration for how he scammed the Hudson’s Bay.

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The Town without a Centre
Thompson, Manitoba

The Town without a Centre 

Not having a main street, the fountain at the City Centre was a social hub for teens and shoppers, says Bruce Krentz in Thompson, MB.

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