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Beyond Bytown: The History of Public Transit in Ottawa

Join the Bytown Museum as they sit down with Paul Henry to discuss how public transit has transformed throughout the history of Ottawa. Paul J. Henry, City Archivist of Ottawa, began his archival career at the National Archives of Canada. He later served as an archivist at the Directorate of History and Heritage in the […]

Beyond Bytown: The History of Ottawa’s Tech Sector

As part of the Bytown Museum's summer lecture series, they are hosting an exciting talk with Luc Lalande on the History of Ottawa's Tech Sector.  This is a Virtual Lecture taking place via Zoom. As a recent university graduate in 1984, Luc noticed a job posting in the Ottawa Citizen describing a new and unique […]

Beyond Bytown: The Somali Community in Ottawa


On March 23rd 2022, join Dr. Hamdi Mohamed to discuss the Somali community in Ottawa. Using oral history, archival sources, and poetry, Dr. Hamdi Mohamed will discuss the early experiences of Somali Canadians, how they are constructing new narratives, and making creative spaces to make contributions based on ancestral wisdom and a living legacy of artistic expressions. […]

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