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Different Businesses
Churchill, Manitoba

Different Businesses 

Main street was really strung out from one end of the town to the other, just basically what it is now, where you see the LGD garage all the way down to the Tundra buggy place, that was the main street at that time. – Doug and Helen Webber


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Military Base
Churchill, Manitoba

Military Base 

If we built a little house or something, we’d have to have a 30 amp service only. So that was the way it was. – Edward Bazlik


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Arctic Art Deals
Churchill, Manitoba

Arctic Art Deals 

“We found from the tourist coming that there was a very big demand for local art.” – Penny Rawlings, Churchill, MB


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Striking a Deal at the Bowling Alley
Churchill, Manitoba

Striking a Deal at the Bowling Alley 

“Slim Wilson… he hired most of us that hung around the pool hall. He was smart.” – Allan and Georgina Oman, Churchill, MB


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How We Lost The River Flats
Churchill, Manitoba

How We Lost The River Flats 

“They used to say the flats wasn’t a part of Churchill… a community in itself.” – Georgina Oman, Churchill, MB


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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!

Upcoming Dates

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Past Dates

  • Thunder Bay, Ontario
    Sep 12 – Oct 1, 2017
  • Atikokan Centennial Museum, Atikokan, Ontario
    Aug 22 – Sep 9, 2017
  • Ottawa St, Hamilton, Ontario
    Aug 8 – Aug 25, 2017
  • Temiskaming, Ontario
    Jul 8 – Jul 15, 2017
  • Gibson House Museum, Toronto, Ontario
    Jun 21 – Jul 1, 2017
  • Westdale Village, Hamilton, Ontario
    Jun 3 – Jun 25, 2017
  • Muskoka, Ontario
    Jun 2 – Jun 11, 2017
  • Inspiration Village, Ottawa, Ontario
    May 20 – Sep 4, 2017
Find the full Storymobile schedule here

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

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Past Performance Dates

  • Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington, Ontario
    Feb 8 – Feb 10, 2018
  • The Grand Theatre, Kingston, Ontario
    Jan 30 – Feb 4, 2018
  • FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario
    Jan 25 – Jan 27, 2018
  • Milton Centre for the Arts, Milton, Ontario
    Jan 20, 2018
See details and locations

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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