Burlington Beach, from original postcard - 1930's
January’s meeting brings us Sherry Saevil. Of Cree heritage, Sherry will talk of the issues that have faced Indigenous people in Canada’s recent history. Sherry can tell about her family’s struggles with the ‘Sixties Scoop’ and other challenges in her work at the Halton Catholic District School Board as the Indigenous Education Advisor.
Not part of a Hollywood movie-set, where do you think this is?
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Telling us they are a bunch of thingamabobs will not be accepted as an answer.
Sadly part of Burlington’s past was destroying due to a case of arson.
The BHS had a table at the event held on August 12th at Skyway Park, organized by St. Elizabeth’s Anglican Church. Pictured here are BHS members Pat, Joan, and Ed, plus in the middle is Councillor Paul Sharman.
For some fun, here is a crossword you can print out and try BHS crossword
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