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Bird on War Memories across Canada
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Assoc. Prof. Geoff Bird was interviewed for the Goldstream News Gazette regarding his nearly completed project War Memories across Canada which features sites of the First and Second World War and aims to connect viewers to places in Canada that were shaped by the war effort.
Here is an excerpt:
“When you begin to look at these different stories, you see the massive significance that the wars had in shaping Canada as we know it today, and we often don’t know those stories,” says Bird. “It’s important to know them, because it gives us an appreciation of what we have today.”
Read the full article here.
War Memories across Canada is available for free viewing on the War Heritage Research Initiative website.