GWCA Presents: Mary Chaktsiris – March 1 @ 7:30 p.m.

February 25th, 2017 | Categories: Events
Mary Chaktsiris - First World War Internment - Doing Our Bit
Mary Chaktsiris’ research explores the complicated relationships between war and society with a focus on the First World War, masculinity, internment, memory, urban space (Toronto), Canada, and...

GWCA Presents: Jon Weier – February 22 @ 7:30 p.m.

February 15th, 2017 | Categories: Events
Doing Our Bit - Brantford, Ontario
Jon Weier is completing his PhD at Western University on the First World War work of the YMCA. Over the course of his PhD Jon has become particularly interested in questions around the...

2017 GWCA Lecture Schedule

January 13th, 2017 | Categories: Events
Doing our Bit - Great War Centenary Association - First World War, Brant County, Ontario
Since February 2013, one of our signature events has been the Great War Lecture series at the Brantford Campus of Wilfrid Laurier University. The series has traditionally combined avocational and...

Balfour Street United Church

January 5th, 2017 | Categories: Events
Balfour Street United Church, Brantford, Ontario First World War
With the closing of another historically significant church in Brantford, we would like you to take this time to remember those who fell from both the Balfour Presbyterian and Oxford Street Methodist...

Lest We Forget

November 9th, 2016 | Categories: Events
Robert "Rope" Loft
A poignant reminder from our good friend, Robert "Rope" Loft To learn more about Robert and his own personal journey of remembrance please click on the following link: http://www....

150th Anniversary Celebration - 56 Field Artillery Regiment, RCA - Freedom of the City Parade

September 20th, 2016 | Categories: Events
Doing Our Bit - Brantford, Ontario 32nd Battery Canadian Field Artillery
On the 24th of September, 2016, the 56 Field Artillery Regiment, RCA will make its presence ubiquitous in Brantford through a Freedom of the City parade.  On this momentous occasion,...

Preserving Memory - First World War Digitization Day and Armoury Tour

September 14th, 2016 | Categories: Events
Culture Days 2016
The Great War Centenary Association – Brantford, Brant County, Six Nations needs your help to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War. Through our project, “Doing Our Bit,...

Norm Christie Talk - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

September 3rd, 2016 | Categories: Events
Norm Christie Talk - Masters of War - Brantford, Ontario - September 27, 2016
Masters of War, The Development of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Presented by: Norm Christie When: September 27, 2016 @ 7 pm....

Second Anniversary of the Great War - Who Will You Remember?

August 3rd, 2016 | Categories: News
Brantford First World War Dead - Paris, Ontario First World War Dead - Six Nations, Ontario First World War Dead
Remembering those listed on the Brant County War Memorial who fell during the second year of the Great War, August 1915 - August 1916. Click on the following names to find out more....

Vimy Ridge Memorial Unveiled 80 Years Ago Today

July 26th, 2016 | Categories: News
Vimy Ridge Memorial - July 26, 1936
Brantford Expositor - July 27, 1937 - Editorial Tribute at Vimy “And so, in dedicating this memorial to our fallen comrades, our thoughts turn rather to the splendor of...