Remembering the 100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Lusitania

May 7th, 2015 | Categories: News
Brantford Expositor - May 8, 1915
BX May 7, 1915 Only Two Passengers Were From This City – William York of this City and His Sister Sailed on the Lusitania from New York – R.W. Crooks, Formerly of...

Woodland Cultural Centre and the GWCA Presents: 100 Years: Commemorating the Anniversary of the First Fallen Soldiers in Brant County – April 23 @ 6 p.m.

April 20th, 2015 | Categories: Events
April 23 @ 6 p.m. - Woodland Cultural Centre
The 2nd Battle of Ypres is an important event in the Great War, not just for Canada, but for Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations. The 4th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force included...

GWCA Presents: Dr. Peter Farrugia - April 7 @ 7:30 p.m.

April 1st, 2015 | Categories: Events
Harvey Watt Cockshutt - Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County, Six Nations - First World War
Dr. Peter Farrugia’s research interests lie in 19th and 20th century Britain and France, particularly the study of war and peace, as well as the history of Brantford. Additionally, he is...

GWCA Presents: Dr. Suzanne Evans - March 31 @ 7:30 p.m.

March 25th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County, Six Nations - First World War - Lecture Series
Dr. Suzanne Evans holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of Ottawa. She has traveled, lived, worked and studied in many countries including China and India. Her work has appeared in...

Knowledge Within: Sharing Indigenous Research and Story – March 21. 8.30 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

March 21st, 2015 | Categories: Events
Evan Habkirk is presenting the GWCA’s Six Nations research at the First Nations Student Association's Annual Pow Wow, as part of their Indigenous Research Symposium.  Evan was there...

Great War in East Africa Map

March 18th, 2015 | Categories: News
As the world commemorates the Centenary of the First World War, the war in Africa remains largely forgotten, even though 7 territories were directly involved in the fighting. In preparation for Dr....

GWCA Presents: Dr. David H. Olivier - March 24 @ 7:30 p.m.

March 18th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County, Six Nations - First World War - Lecture Series
The First World War was a global conflict, with control of German’s colonial empire contested as fiercely as any European campaign. The most protracted colonial conflict was in German East...

GWCA Presents: Meghan Cameron - March 17 @ 7.30 p.m.

March 11th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Katherine Maud Macdonald the First Canadian Nursing Sister to be Killed in Action - Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County Six Nations - First World WGreat War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County, Six Nations - First World War - Lecture Series
Meghan Cameron currently teaches history, social science and civics at Brantford Collegiate Institute. As a member of the GWCA, she has developed an appreciation for her city through its rich history...

GWCA Presents: Professor Terry Copp - March 10 @ 7.30 p.m.

March 4th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County, Six Nations - First World War - Lecture Series
Professor Terry Copp is the author or co-author of 14 books and many articles, most focused on the Canadian experience in the two world wars. His feature articles in Legion Magazine have...

GWCA Presents: Dr. Alison Norman - March 3 @ 7.30 p.m.

February 27th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County Six Nations - First World War - Lecture Series
With the onset of the Great War in 1914, Six Nations men and women responded with gendered patriotism, in ways that were both similar to Anglo-Canadians, and in ways that were similar to traditional...

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