Author: Mel

  • Is it the End of the Road for Antiques in Canada?

    Is it the End of the Road for Antiques in Canada?

    Friday, 26 March 2021 via Zoom Speaker: Janet Carlile Lecture title: Is it the end of the Road for Antiques in Canada? Lecture Summary From television, to radio, to columns in magazines and newspapers and appraisals, antiques have been part of my life for over 40 years and it’s fair to say over that time […]

  • Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793

    Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793

    Friday, 26 February 2021 online via Zoom Speaker: Dr. Richard Van Loon Lecture title: Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793 Lecture Summary In this talk we will move much farther west and forward in time by nearly 100 years to travel with Alexander MacKenzie as he becomes the first European to reach […]

  • Hard Travel: 6000 years up the Ottawa River and into the West

    Hard Travel: 6000 years up the Ottawa River and into the West

    Friday, 29 January 2021 online via Zoom Speaker: Dr. Richard Van Loon Lecture title: Hard Travel: 6000 years up the Ottawa River and into the West Lecture Summary For over 6000 years the St Lawrence and Ottawa valleys were the main highways leading to the interior of North America. This talk will focus on the travellers and […]