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Travelling About: Five things to do and see in November/December 2015

Five things to do and see in November/December 2015:


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Canadian War Museum

1. See the World War Women exhibit

This fall, the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa is putting on a special exhibit to showcase the efforts of women during the first and second world wars, whether they were working, volunteering or serving in uniform. Their stories will be told through oral histories, artifacts, texts, images and more.

World War Women

Oct. 23-March 20, 2016

Canadian War Museum, Ottawa

2. Visit Calgary for a trip back to the Cold War

The Air Force Museum Society of Alberta in Calgary is opening a new exhibit focused on the efforts of the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Cold War. The exhibit will feature four jets from the era and a vast collection of materials telling the story of more than 40 years of global tension. 

Opens Sept. 26

The Military Museums of Calgary

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Veterans Affairs Canada

3. Pay your respects during Veterans’ Week

While no one would understate the importance of Remembrance Day, there is actually an entire week of activities dedicated to veterans and remembrance every year. Numerous events, such as vigils and banquets, will be held in community halls and Legions across the country. This is a great way to deepen your connection to Canada’s veterans.

Nov. 5-11

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Pete Suciu

4. Check out a military show near Toronto

Oshawa, Ont., will host the Toronto Military Show in November. It is a place for military aficionados of all types to peruse a huge assortment of artifacts and items of interest, including antique muskets and pistols, medals, badges, insignia, war souvenirs and many other items.

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 28

General Sikorski Hall
1551 Stevenson Road North
Oshawa, Ont.

5. End violence against women

Dec. 6 is National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. On this anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal in 1989, where 14 young women were murdered, there will be events and vigils in almost every community across Canada.

Dec. 6


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