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2903, 2019

Images of the Month

The WHM image archivist has been assembling a collection of images not available elsewhere to become a unique record of the lives and workplaces of workers. While yet to be officially launched, we are featuring here a Gallery of some of the more interesting ones, and the stories behind them. [...]

1801, 2019

2018 Pat McGrath Scholarship Recipient

Melissa Sinfield is attending Saint Paul University in Ottawa working on her Masters in Conflict Studies. She has her Bachelor of Social Science, Honours in International Development and Globalization from the University of Ottawa. Melissa Sinfield is attending Saint Paul University in Ottawa working on her Masters in Conflict Studies. [...]

2910, 2018

The Eddy Papermill Collection

Historians and other researchers are invited to apply to the Workers' History Museum to gain access to a unique visual documentary collection recording in detail the former E B Eddy / Domtar Pulp and Paper Mill complex in Ottawa, Canada. While Ottawa is popularly perceived as a government town, it [...]

310, 2018

Trivia Night!

Think you know it all? Prove it!!! Monday, October 29, 2018, 7:00 PM Colonnade Restaurant (Corner of Metcalfe & Gilmour Streets), Ottawa $10 per person /4-6 players per team Reserve your table: call Barb at 613-837-8743 or email treasurer@workershistorymuseum.ca

1406, 2018

Doors Open Ottawa June 2 and 3, 2018

The Workers’ History Museum and the Public Service Alliance of Canada National Capital Regional office hosted Doors Open at the PSAC Headquarters building at 233 Gilmour Street in Ottawa with over 260 visitors coming in to check out the building’s architecture. The volunteers were kept busy talking about the PSAC [...]

706, 2018

Public Service Alliance of Canada Wall Exhibit

Check out our latest permanent wall exhibit located at 233 Gilmour Street in Ottawa. This was a collaboration with the PSAC, Chapter One Studio for the design and the Workers’ History Museum. The exhibit is made up of 100 photos showing a variety of the jobs carried out over the [...]

3005, 2018

You Can’t Do That on Television!

Notable for its sketch comedy, and the career launching of many young Canadian artists, the theme of the popular 80's Ottawa TV show called "You Can't Do That on Television" is a featured track on our National Press and Allied Workers' Jazz Band CD. The band was brought to the [...]

1005, 2018

Comic Book Launch: The Wong Brothers Make Their Mark

Come join the Workers' History Museum and partners as we celebrate the launch of our newest project, Capital History Comics, The Wong Brothers Make Their Mark, a comic book highlighting an Ottawa history story. Meet the illustrator and descendants of the Wong brothers, learn more about the project and purchase your own copy [...]

2203, 2018

Taking history to the streets

Recently Glebe Report post a fantastic article regarding the our Capital History Kiosks. Read it here https://www.glebereport.ca/2018/03/taking-history-to-the-streets/

1203, 2018

Trivia Night

Where: Colonnade Resturant, corner of Metcalfe & Gilmour Street When: Monday April 9th, 7:30pm Reserve your table by calling Barb or emailing treasurer@localhost:8080

2102, 2018

Black History Month Documentary Screening in English

Screening of two documentaries illustrating racial discrimination in Canada's past, and the struggle to change for the better: Simply the Best is the story of the remarkable Cal Best.  Best was born into a segregated Canada, where the local movie theatre had a "Whites Only" section.  He grew up to be an [...]


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