2010 Calendar


Sunday, 17 October, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Joint Event with the Archives of the City of Ottawa

Phil Jenkins, Here to Stay: An immigrant's personal view of Ottawa, 1951-2010
Followed by the FCOA AGM

Location: Colonel By Room, 2nd Floor, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West.
No charge; donations welcome. 

Phil Jenkins is a prolific local author, advocate, historian and columnist whose family immigrated to Canada in 1951.



Tuesday, 26 October, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Joint Event with the Archives of the City of Ottawa

Your Digital Photo Collection: Tips for organizing and preserving electronic images
An awareness session for the amateur photographer, with practical presentations by a number of experts from some of Ottawa's largest heritage preservation institutions. See the detailed program here.

Location: Ben Franklin Place (former Council Chambers), 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa.

Cost: $30. Advance registration and payment are required. Registration form available here NOTE: Last-minute registrations will be accepted, cash only, at the workshop venue from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. on 26 October.

To obtain further information, contact David Bullock at 613-839-2479 or bullocknunn@rogers.com




Tuesday, 9 November, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  [note that start time is earlier than previously posted]
Joint Event with the Polish Embassy

Hugh Halliday, Mission to Warsaw - Planes, Penicillin and Politics
Two plaques - in Ottawa and Warsaw - commemorate sacrifice and endeavour when Canada, through the Red Cross and the RCAF, emerged as an international humanitarian in 1945-1946. This is a story worth retelling.

Location: Embassy of the Republic of Poland, 443 Daly Avenue, Ottawa.
Cost: $10.  Registration required: contact Cornelius at cvb@magma.ca or 613-730-5184.

Hugh Halliday is retired from the Canadian War Museum, and the author or compiler of several books on RCAF history and airmen.  He is also an authority on awards and decorations.

Photo: Personnel of No. 168 (Heavy Transport) Squadron load penicillin destined for Poland into a Fortress aircraft at Rockcliffe, November 1945. [Library and Archives Canada, RG24 Department of National Defence, RCAF Photo Library neg. PL-37265.]  See more information and photos, as well as enlargements, in the Events section under Images.