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It is fairly rare that I discover an important artist I have never heard of before – especially one who has been dead for nearly 40 years. But that is exactly what happened on January 23rd. That night Art Gallery of Ontario Senior Curator Georgiana Uhlyarik held a talk on Canadian artist Kathleen Munn (1887-1974) […]

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1-Children's Zoo, Stanley Park 27 January 2014

Woman holding a piglet, Children's Zoo, Stanley Park, British Columbia, 1954. / Une femme tient un porcelet au zoo pour enfants du parc Stanley, Colombie-Britannique, 1954. Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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7-The Cheese Curing Room 26 January 2014

The Cheese Curing Room, Harbour Factory, Ontario, 1957. / La salle de séchage du fromage, Harbour Factory, Ontario, 1957. Image: Herb Taylor. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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6-Archery in Stanley Park 25 January 2014

Woman kneeling with bow and arrow in her hands, Stanley Park, British Columbia, 1954. / Une femme agenouillée avec un arc et une flèche dans ses mains au parc Stanley, Colombie-Britannique, 1954. Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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The breathtaking view en route to Arviat.

Aboriginal Arts & Stories experienced a whirlwind start to our tenth year. The program has reached hundreds of communities across the country since it began in 2005, and this year we added Arviat, Nunavut, to the list. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to facilitate Aboriginal Arts & Stories’ first writing workshop in the […]

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5-Sharon, Lois and Bram 24 January 2014

Publicity portrait of Sharon, Lois and Bram with an elephant mascot, gathered around a computer, (year unknown). / Une photo publicitaire de Sharon, Lois & Bram avec une mascotte d'éléphant réunis autour d'un ordinateur, (année inconnue). Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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4-Banff School of Fine Arts 23 January 2014

Murray MacDonald, arts instructor, Banff School of Fine Arts, conducts class in landscape painting above town of Banff, Alberta, 1952. / Murray MacDonald, professeur à l'école des Beaux-arts de Banff, amène sa classe peindre le paysage au-dessus de la ville de Banff, en Alberta, 1952. Image: Gar Lunney. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives […]

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3-Beaver in canoe with Grey Owl 22 January 2014

Beaver in canoe with Grey Owl, Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba, 1931. / Un castor dans un canoë avec Grey Owl, dans le Parc national du Mont-Riding, Manitoba, 1931. Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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2-A housewife and her son shop 21 January 2014

A housewife and her son shop in an Ottawa chain store, Ontario, June 1949. / Une mère et son fils magasinent dans un magasin à succursales à Ottawa, Ontario, juin 1949. Image: A. Beaver. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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1-Anne Murray on skis with Bonhomme 20 January 2014

Anne Murray on skis with Bonhomme, the ambassador of the Quebec City Winter Carnival, Quebec, between 1980-1989. / Anne Murray en skis avec le Bonhomme Carnaval, ambassadeur du Carnaval d'hiver de la Ville de Québec, Québec, entre 1980-1989. Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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7-Folk Art Festival Centennial 19 January 2014

Folk Art Festival concert in Toronto during Canada's Centennial celebrations, Ontario, August 1967. / Le spectacle du Festival d'art folklorique à Toronto durant les célébrations du centennaire du Canada, Ontario, août 1967. Image: Frank Grant. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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6-Toronto Dance Festival 18 January 2014

Toronto Dance Festival, November-December 1976. / Le Festival de danse de Toronto, novembre-decembre 1976. Image: John Fraser. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.