Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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"Oh! Canada" Official Languages Kit

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  • Item
  • 1970 - 1977

"Oh! Canada" kit, distributed to primary school children in Canada (2.5 million), including in Bradford West Gwillimbury. It was a result of the Official Languages Act passed in 1969 and the Canadian government's efforts to work-out Canada's Frenc...

Government of Canada

"Oh! Canada" Official Languages Kit - Back

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  • Part
  • 1970 - 1977

"Oh! Canada" kit, distributed to primary school children in Canada (2.5 million), including in Bradford West Gwillimbury. It was a result of the Official Languages Act passed in 1969 and the Canadian government's efforts to work-out Canada's Frenc...

Government of Canada

"Oh! Canada" Official Languages Kit - Inside View

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  • Part
  • 1970 - 1977

"Oh! Canada" kit, distributed to primary school children in Canada (2.5 million), including in Bradford West Gwillimbury. It was a result of the Official Languages Act passed in 1969 and the Canadian government's efforts to work-out Canada's Frenc...

Government of Canada

Canada's Centennial Celebrations

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  • Series
  • 1967

Contains articles and photographs of Canada's Centennial celebrations around West Gwillimbury. Some photographs were donated by Jean and Rob Keffer (Mayor of Bradford West Gwillimbury 2014-2022), while others came from the newspapers of the time.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms

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  • Item
  • 1982

A copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It was enacted as part of the Canada Act 1982 and came into force on April 17, 1982.

Government of Canada

Confederation Accomplished

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  • 1867-07-04

"The long anticipated commencement of our national existence as the Dominion of Canada is at length realized. Henceforward the four millions of British subjects upon this continent will exist but as one people. We begin our new era of history unde...

South Simcoe News

G.T.R. Electric Head Lights

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  • Part
  • 1900-07-26

"The Grand Trunk Railway have made an important innovation by installing their passenger train locomotives with a electric light equipment. One of the large type of passenger locomotive constructed at the Point St. Charles works of this company ha...

Bradford Witness

Lacrosse Team Canada

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  • 1915

From the Yesterday newspaper section of the Bradford Witness: "Canada's recent Lacrosse world championship victory in England could mark a revival of our truly national sport. In Bradford Lacrosse was widely played early this century with the area...

Lynx Student Emboidery

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  • Item
  • 1996

Embroidery done by students of a grade 7 class in Nain Labrador. Given to the Bradford West Gwillimbury Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E).

Students in Labrador

Partridge Student Embroidery

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  • Item
  • 1996

Embroidery done by students of a grade 7 class in Nain Labrador. Given to the Bradford West Gwillimbury Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E).

Students in Labrador

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