Research from the Archives: Katrina’s Ladies and Children Wear

Recently, renovations on the storefronts on Perron Street have uncovered a sign for a store that was once located along Perron Street: Katrina’s Ladies and Children Wear. Several curious passersby have contacted the Musée Héritage Museum archives wondering if we have more information about Katrina’s. While we don’t have records specifically from this store, we […]


April 2017: A Centennial Great War Pilgrimage, Part VI by Roy Toomey

In this final entry, I discuss Verdun and the conclusion to our trip. On Day 7, we went back to Vimy Ridge to see the new visitor centre, and the trenches and memorial. None of these things were available on the day of the ceremony, and luckily we were in a position to come back […]


April 2017: A Centennial Great War Pilgrimage, Part V by Roy Toomey

In this blog post I’ll be talking about the centennial observances held at Vimy Ridge on April 9th. Day 6 was Vimy Ridge Day, the main purpose of the trip. The temperature for the whole trip averaged around 15 degrees, perfect for hiking, but on this day the temperature spiked to 25! Having left St. […]


From the Archives: Congratulations grads!

Cover of AURORA yearbooks, 1957 and 1961. It’s that time in the school year where students are writing diploma exams and celebrating their graduation from high school. We would like to wish all the best to the graduating Grade 12 students, and remind you to hang on to your yearbooks! The Musée Héritage Museum archives […]