MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 31 - Jack Burrows
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by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 30 - Jack Burrows
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 29 - A Voice from the Past: Francoise Noel
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this episode, we open our diary of voices from the past for a conversation with now retired Dr. Francoise Noel, recorded in 2014 when she taught history at Nipissing University. This was part of the Cogeco Cable series “Life Is.” Noel from Manitoba, taught in several places before being recruited by Bob Surtees for Nipissing. She taught at Nipissing for around three decades before retiring. Among the topics discussed are; her reprinting of Ansen Guard’s 1909 book, “Gateway to Silver land,” her social history, “Family and Community Life in Northeastern Ontario: the Interwar Years,” published ..read more
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 28 - A Voice from the Past: Don King
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this two-part episode, we open our diary of voices from the past for a conversation with the late World War Two Veteran, City Politician, and businessman—Don King. This was originally recorded in 1999 as part of the Cogeco cable series, “Life Is,”. In part two, King talks: politics, the waterfront, the people of the city. Please excuse any dated references ..read more
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 27 - A Voice from the Past: Don King
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this two-part episode, we open our diary of voices from the past for a conversation with the late World War II Veteran, City Politician, and businessman— Don King. This was originally recorded in 1999 as part of the Cogeco cable series, “Life Is.” In part one, King talks about family history, the war, and amalgamation. Please excuse any date in references ..read more
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 26 - A Voice from the Past: Tony Demarco
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this episode, we open our diary of voices from the past for a conversation with the late Tony DeMarco of the famed DeMarco family run store and meeting place. This was recorded originally as part of the Cogeco cable series “Life Is.” In it Tony, in his nineties, talks about the family, the store, hockey and North Bay.  Please excuse any dated references ..read more
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 25 - A Voice from the Past: Cup Gunning
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by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this episode, we open the diary of our voices from the past for a conversation with the late Cup Gunning—former Nipissing University librarian, and a noted local historian, authoring more than a half dozen books on North Bay's civic and military history and key reference for many of the Municipal Heritage Committee's Heritage site plaques. This was originally recorded in 2001 as part of the Cogeco cable series “Life Is.” Please excuse any dated references ..read more
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 24 - A Voice from the Past: Mac Masson
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this episode, we open our diary of voices from the past for a conversation with the late ship's captain Mac Masson, who handled craft on Lake Nipissing for many years. He was born in 1922 and this was recorded at his home in Callander in 1995, when he was 73. He talks about his family history, lumbering, the John B. Fraser, shipping on Lake Nipissing, and related topics. Please excuse any outdated references ..read more
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 23 - A Voice from the Past: Bob Studholm
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this episode, we open our diary of voices from the past for a conversation with the late Bob Studholme—World War Two Veteran, Legion member, and life member of our 406 wing and championship curler. This was originally recorded in January 2008 as part of the Cogeco cable series, “Life Is.” In it Bob Studholme talks about: growing up in North Bay, joining the Air Force, and making 22 flights over war torn Europe, Winning the Kennedy Legion and Dominion Curling Title, the Legion Memorial wall, and other matters. Please excuse any outdated references ..read more
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MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 22 - A Voice from the Past: Bob Barton
Heritage Diary Podcast
by Municipal Heritage Committee
4M ago
In this episode, we open the diary of our voices from our shared past for a conversation with the late Bob Barton, North Bay City Clerk for 29 years. The city clerk is the voice of reason and authority and local governance, and Barton was known for his rapid fire delivery of items. This was originally recorded in 2002. As part of the Cogeco cable series, “Life Is.” In it, Bob Barton talks about various issues and people. Please excuse any dated references ..read more
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