February 9, 2018
WHO: Mavis Johnson
RESIDENT OF: Guelph, Ontario Canada
WHAT: English Tea Set
WHERE FROM: England
I started my journey to Canada in June 1955 on board the Cunard line Queen Elizabeth 1 sailing from Southampton,...
May 11, 2017
WHO: Hilary Dore
RESIDENT OF: Toronto, Ontario Canada
WHAT: An Amazing Deal
WHERE FROM: Yeovil, Somerset. England
Among the things I brought with me from England when I came to Canada to work in January 1979 w...
June 14, 2016
WHO:Eduardo Rui-Teles de Menezes
RESIDENT OF: Dollard-Des Ormeaux. Quebec Canada
WHAT: The Crucifix
WHERE FROM:Coimbra, Portugal
Over 43 years ago, as a young man, I prepared to travel to Canada from Coimbra, Port...
RESIDENT OF: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
WHAT: A Doll’s Rocking Chair
WHERE FROM: Estonia
This small rocking chair was the constant companion of Ainu’s favourite doll. Ainu was my grandmother.
April 30, 2016
WHO: ANGELO DIBERARDINO
RESIDENT OF: Toronto, Ontario
WHERE FROM: Corvara, Abruzzo, Italy
The Baulio, also known as a chest, is the name of the large luggage container used by Italian immigrants’ g...
March 19, 2016
WHO: PASQUALE FIORINO
RESIDENT OF: Kingston, Ontario
WHAT: Wooden Pipe Wrench
WHERE FROM: Porto de Brindisi, Italy
Pasquale Fiorino was born in Porto Brindisi, Italy. From an early age Pasquale had to join his...
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