Archive: Canada 150

This Day in Guelph History: August 20, 1914

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. August 20, 1914 Twelve days after military recruitment began, Guelph’s first contingent…

Aboriginal Album of the Year Juno nominee Don Amero to perform at Guelph Civic Museum

Aboriginal Album of the Year Juno nominee Don Amero to perform at Guelph Civic Museum GUELPH, ON, August 14, 2017: Don Amero will perform a free concert at Guelph Civic Museum on Friday, August 25 as part of the museum’s Fourth Friday Oh Canada concert series. Amero is a powerful stylist, JUNO Award nominee and…

This Day in Guelph History: August 5, 1908

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. August 5, 1908 Guelphites celebrated Old Home Week. Also known as Old…

This Day in Guelph History: August 1, 2012

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. August 1, 2012 “Bishop MacDonell student roars in London” Canada’s artistic gymnastic…

This Day in Guelph History: July 31, 1963

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. July 31, 1963 “All The Thrills of the Circus” Noted elephant trainer, Sharon…

Look to the skies – Vimy Flight to fly over Remember Flanders statue at Guelph Civic Museum

Look to the skies – Vimy Flight to fly over Remember Flanders statue at Guelph Civic Museum GUELPH, ON, July 7, 2017: In celebration of Canadian military aviation history and in honour of Lt. Col. John McCrae, Vimy Flight will conclude their visit to Guelph Tuesday, July 11 with a ceremonial flyover of the Remember…

This Day in Guelph History: July 6, 1921

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. July 6, 1921 “Wyndham Street A Prey to flames” Disastrous fire cost half…

This Day in Guelph History: July 5, 1877

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. July 5, 1877 Bishop Conroy, Papal Delegate to Canada, laid the cornerstone…