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"Oh! Canada" Official Languages Kit

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  • 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

37 Queen Street - The Thompson Fisher House

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  • 1995

The Thompson Fisher House is located at 37 Queen St. (on the northeast corner of Queen and Rebecca Streets). It was built around 1880 in the Eclectic Neoclassical style. It belonged to J.C. Wood in the 1950’s. He was the principal at the original,...

Nancy Smith

75 Queen Street - Fred C. Cook Senior Public School

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  • 1996

The Fred C. Cook Senior Elementary School is located at 75 Queen Street. It is not the original building to be found on this site. That structure was a small, two-room, grammar school from Bond Head that was loaded onto a sled and pulled by horses...

Nancy Smith

A Sesquicentennial Party!

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  • 2007-05-26

"On May 27th, 1857, the Town of Bradford was incorporated. Next Sunday, May 27th, Bradford will launch a year of Sesquicentennial celebrations, with a Re-enactment, Proclamation and Sesquicentennial Flag-raising, 3 p.m. outside the Bradford West G...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

A new name for the new school

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  • 1999

On May 13th, parents and other members of the school communities of Fred C. Cook, W.H. Day and Sir William Osler Public Schools met to consider the names suggested for the new Bradford elementary school on Professor Day Drive. Following the protoc...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Accident - George Stoddart

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  • 1908-12-17

"Yesterday afternoon Mr. Geo. Stoddart met with a serious accident. He was working on the new school building at Middleton, and the scaffold on which he was standing at the time gave way precipitating him, and Mr. Fred McKay, to the ground a dista...

Bradford Witness

Amsterdam School House

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  • 1967

Amsterdam S.S. #24 Either located on, or the picture was taken from Hwy #11.

Dorothy Cilipka

Ansnorveld Public School

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  • 1935

This is the opening of Ansnorveld Public School in September of 1935. The first teacher was Miss. Aileen Nolan. In 1957 Mr. Dan Blake of Bradford was the main instructor.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

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