Catastrophe: Stories and Lessons from the Halifax Explosion

Microsoft Teams

Speaker: Roger Sarty This event is part of the Military Lecture Series hosted by Guelph Museums.    Catastrophe – Stories and Lessons from the Halifax Explosion will be presented by Roger Sarty, Editor of the recovered book manuscript of ‘Catastrophe’ by the late Professor T. Joseph Scanlon. The Halifax explosion, 6 December 1917, was the […]

Atomic Soldiers – The Canadian Armed Services and Radiation Exposure during the Cold War

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Speaker: Matthew Wiseman This event is part of the Military Lecture Series hosted by Guelph Museums.    Military Lecture: Atomic Soldiers – The Canadian Armed Services and Radiation Exposure during the Cold War is presented by Dr. Matthew Wiseman. Operational between 1950 and 1959, RDU personnel participated in live trials and assessed nuclear toxicity at […]

Heritage, Meaning, and Remembering Well in 21st Century Canada

Microsoft Teams

Speaker: Dr. Geoffrey Bird This event is part of the Military Lecture Series hosted by Guelph Museums. Tune in for “The torch; be yours to hold it high”: Heritage, Meaning, and Remembering Well in 21st Century Canada, presented by Dr. Geoffrey Bird on Thursday April 14th, 2022 at 7 pm. Interpreting John McCrae’s immortal poem, In Flanders Fields, as […]

Canada and the Second World War at Sea with Jeff Noakes

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Jeff Noakes Active on many fronts during the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Navy played its best-known and arguably most crucial role in helping to keep Allied shipping lanes open in the Atlantic. Meanwhile, Canadian merchant ships and merchant sailors transported vital supplies to Allied forces and populations around the world. On Canada's home […]