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September 17, 2015
The Blanket Exercise - October 2nd

You are invited to attend “The Blanket Exercise” – the Indigenous Rights History We’ve Never Been Taught.

When:  Friday, October 2
Where: Trinity United Church (8810 Meadowlark Road)
12:30 p.m. Doors open.
12:30 - 1:15 p.m.. Light lunch served.
1:15 - 3:30 p.m. The Blanket Exercise

This participatory exercise goes through the Canadian history of treaty making; colonization and resistance that resulted in the nation we today call Canada.  It uses blankets to represent the lands of what is now called Canada.  Registration Info

 


September 15, 2015
EFCL’s 100 Year Anniversary Project Needs You!

Are you a history buff who would like to learn more about your community?

Do you have old files and photographs from your community league?

Your photos and memories - think sporting events, parades, picnics, volunteering and more!

  • Share your information with Leslie (EFCL 100th historical project coordinator and researcher) or visit http://efcl100.tumblr.com to submit your memories.
  • Get organized and informed - form a history group in your community league and start digging. We will be hosting two workshops to assist leagues in researching their community history and starting their historical record keeping:
  • Saturday, October 17, or Saturday, November 28
  • 1-3PM
  • Prince of Whales Armories - Jefferson Room
  • Email Leslie Holmes to register

September 2, 2015
Ladies Sports Night at Lynwood School

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